Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

October 22, 1864: Weston State Hospital Admits First Patients

The first patients were admitted to what would become Weston State Hospital on October 22, 1864. Built on 269 acres in Lewis County, the facility was…

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Crazy For Poe In A One-Man Show

Nestled near the West Fork River in Weston, the imposing stone structure of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum will be the scene this weekend for the…

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