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In Louisville, Kentucky, there is a place that is very famous for being haunted. The location is frequented by many visitors who tour the area to see if the stories they have heard are true. There are sponsored tours and ghost hunting activities that people can join. A number of TV shows that feature paranormal and mystical topics have also gone to the area in order to investigate or experience the ghosts and other unexplained phenomena that happen there. The place is called The Waverly Hills Sanatorium. Others simply refer to it as Waverly Hills. It was a hospital in the past that treated patients who had tuberculosis.
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There are many very scary stories about The Waverly Hills Sanatorium, which is why many regard it as the most haunted hospital in the United States. Many people have their own versions of Waverly Hills history and the unexplainable things that have happened there. Many of them claim to have the scariest stories or experience, although some of them have also heard of it from someone. Waverly Hills has gone through many changes and owners. The latest owners have decided to use the notoriety of Waverly Hills history and actually promote the stories surrounding the place. This greatly helps their venture when they made Waverly Hills into a tourist destination.
Looking back into the history of Waverly Hills, during the 1800s it was initially a residential area. Since Louisville can be found in a place that is very near water, there were many cases of people suffering from tuberculosis and this was aggravated by the high number of people living there. In 1910, a small building which had two floors was built in Waverly Hills. This building was intended for people who had tuberculosis since Louisville needed a hospital for the mounting tuberculosis cases in the area.