“HRPC is a reminder of the the state sanctioned non-voluntary commitment of thousands of human beings and the torture of those mentally ill of the 19th and 20th century.” – Robert Foresman In 2013 the Facebook page Abandoned Hudson Valley launched with a series of iPhone photos of Hudson River State Hospital. The reaction was […]
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We’re often asked if abandoned places are haunted, and we always say that while we can’t be certain, we haven’t seen any ghosts yet. And then there’s this place. A former convalescent home located in an upscale New York suburb, “Greenleaf” was the final stop on life’s journey for many.
From 1951 to 1987, city dwellers seeking relief from sultry summer days and nights might have taken a bus to a little-known part of the Catskills where they could listen to the blues and watch legendary performers take the stage to sing and dance.