Reasons for Admission to an Insane AsylumList of what could have gotten you admitted to West Virginia’s Hospital for the Insane (Weston) aka Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum back in the late-1800s.
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum is still open, but only for tours.
I can’t even pick a single favorite:
- Mental Excitement
- Tobacco & Masturbation
- Bad Whiskey
- Deranged Masturbation
- Sexual Derangement
- Seduction & Disappointment
- Novel Reading
- Shooting of Daughter (but not the son?)
This is where I live. How ‘bout you?
Morgantown, where even the trees know how to have a good time.
Sometimes you’ve just gotta run through the fountain! #youcantakethegirlouttathecountrybut #homesweethome #WV
No big deal, it’s only the nation’s most beautiful capitol. #WV #myhomeisbetterthanyours #appalachianhomesickblues
I can’t wait to be able to eat this! …and I can’t believe there are people who haven’t experienced the glory that is a pepperoni roll. #homesweethome #WV #foodporn
Just a few more days!!!
West Virginia Sesquicentennial Celebration fireworks grand finale set to — what else? — Country Roads.
That is all.
French immigrant Joseph Diss Debar designed West Virginia’s state seal. It was adopted by the Legislature on Sept. 25, 1863 and still is in use nearly 150 years later. The story behind WV’s state seal: http://www.dailymail.com/foodandliving/201306200142