Central State Hospital, formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, the State Asylum for the Insane, and the Georgia State Sanitarium, is the oldest and largest psychiatric facility in the state, located on a sprawling 1,750 acre campus in Milledgeville, GA

Central State Hospital, formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, the State Asylum for the Insane, and the Georgia State Sanitarium

Georgia's Central State Hospital in Milledgeville. This place is the stuff horror stories are made of. According to Atlanta Magazine, Georgia Central State Hospital was once the largest mental facility in the world. Formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, this place is now abandoned and decaying. It invokes the imagination to think of the things that took place in this institution.

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Central State Hospital, formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, sits abandoned in Milledgeville, Georgia, slowly rotting.

The roof gone, vines have begun to overtake this third-floor bathroom. Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA

View of a hallway and into a bathroom in the Walker Building, Central State Hospital. Central State Hospital, formerly known as the Georg.

Central State Hospital, originally named Georgia Lunatic Asylum (openned 1842, abandoned 1974) - Milledgeville, Georgia, USA

Central State Hospital, formerly known as the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, the State Asylum for the Insane, and the Georgia State Sanitarium

A typical patient room, with a viewing window to allow orderlies to look in on patients. Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA

CENTRAL STATE-A typical patient room, with a viewing window to allow orderlies to look in on patients.

In the violent ward hallway at the Southern end of the building, the doors were outfitted with spinning platforms that could be used to provide food to patients without opening the door. Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA

CENTRAL STATE- In the violent ward hallway at the Southern end of the building, the doors were outfitted with spinning platforms that could be used to provide food to patients without opening the door.

Foliage is overtaking the building; here, an intact window provides a climbing point for vines which are beginning to slip into the building through the cracks. Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA

ianference: “ Overgrown security window inside a patient bedroom in the Walker Building at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, GA. This building - originally built to house convalescent white males in 1884 - has fallen into a state of advanced.

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Incredible Contrast Between Two Worlds: The City Vs. Central Park, New York

Two worlds divided - Central Park West, in New York City, as seen from above where there is a split between the architecture of the city and the green of Central Park. Photograph by Kathleen Dolmatch

Burial markers at Cedar Lane Cemetery on the grounds of Milledgeville's Central State Hospital. http://www.georgiatrust.org/historic_sites/rambles/ramble.php

Markers in Cedar Lane Cemetery of the old Central State Hospital asylum in Milledgeville, Georgia.

What door is at the bottom of my stair of pain and despair?  The stairwell of life I have been given and chosen, having no care Where does this door lead at my life's tortured end?   Central State Hospital, Milledgeville, GA.

What door is at the bottom of my stair of pain and despair? The stairwell of life I have been given and chosen, having no care Where does this door lead at my life's tortured end?

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Round Tray on Conical Stand with Figures of Seated Man and Standing Horse in Center. Issyk, Semirechye/Zhetisu, chance find 1953, 5th–3rd century BCE. Photography © The Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty

Round Tray on Conical Stand with Figures of Seated Man and Standing Horse in Center. Bronze, - century B. Courtesy Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty.

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