Stories - Ghost of Waverly Hills Waverly Hills Sanatorium has seen it's share of tragedy and death. It is reported as one of the most haunted places on earth and has been the subject of many books, television shows and paranormal investigations.In the early 20th century, Jefferson County in Kentucky had a major outbreak of tuberculosis.The swampland of Louisville was a perfect environment for the tuberculosis bacteria to thrive, and there was a multitude of cases. Waverly Hills was used to house a large number of tuberculosis patients during this time. As the people stricken with the disease grew, more space was needed and a new hospital was built around 1924. Many people left this earth from Waverly Hills Sanatorium. Death tolls have been rumored to be as high as 60,000 but in reality the number was probably much lower. Nevertheless, death was a common occurrence at Waverly hills and most patients who entered Waverly, exited through what is known as the Body chute. This was a tunnel that led from the hospital to the railroad at the bottom of the hill that Waverly Sanatorium was built on. The bodies of the dead were slid down in an effort to hide the alarming death rate from the other patients. This was done in secret an effort to keep morale high amongst the still living patients. There were also reports of "experimental" treatments on the residents of Waverly Hills that were considered by todays standards brutal, to say the least. It isn't a surprise that this location having been the central point for so much pain and death would eventually become one of the most haunted places on earth.Many hauntings and much paranormal activity has been reported by visitors of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium. Apparitions, Strange lights, cold spots and voices are commonly experienced. There have also been reports of people being struck by an unseen force and encounters with a child ghost by the name of "Timmy". Many have claimed to capture ghosts on film and to have recorded EVP's at the Waverly Hills Sanatorium. One of which is a recording of what some believe to be the famous "Timmy". People have also reported seeing shadow people lurking throughout the corridors.Waverly Hills is and probably always will be one of the scariest places in existence. It is currently privately owned and No trespassing signs are posted. Not that anyone in their right mind would go their alone. There are however, rumors that Waverly hills sanatorium could possibly be converted into a hotel. If so, everyone may get their chance to experience the horrors of Waverly Hills Sanatorium. Scary Things Scary Ghost Stories, Pics, Video and More Are Ghosts Real? Ghost Blog where you can discuss various strange and unexplained pics.
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