Jun 9, 2022
The term asylum means refuge and that is what lunatic asylums were meant to be, places of safety for those experiencing various forms of mental illness. But as we have found, very few asylums did more than house the mentally ill and use them as guinea pigs for various forms of torture. That is why so many of them have spiritual residue. The Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri is a location that documents both in words and visual recreations, what life in an asylum was like for many people. Objects from many former asylums have become part of the collection and possibly have brought along attachments. Join us as we discuss the history of the former asylum that was here, the history of asylum treatments and the hauntings involved! The Moment in Oddity was suggested by Jannae McCabe and features the Wheel Bug and This Month in History features Edison patenting the Electrographic Vote Recorder.
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Music used in this episode:
Main Theme: Lurking in the Dark by Muse Music with Groove Studios
(Moment in Oddity) Vanishing by Kevin MacLeod
(This Month in History) In Your Arms by Kevin MacLeod
Outro Music: Happy Fun Punk by Muse Music with Groove Studios
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Crisis Asylum Full w/ Lead Cello by ALIBI Music