The original Waverly Hills Sanatorium, a two-story wooden structure, was opened in 1910, but the larger brick and concrete structure as it stand today was completed in 1926. The hospital was always dedicated to the treatment of tuberculosis patients, a disease that was fairly common in the early 20th Century.  It is estimated that as many as 63,000 people died as the sanatorium.

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Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky. The Waverly Hills Sanatorium, located in southwestern Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky, opened in 1910 as a two-story hospital to accommodate 40 to 50 tuberculosis patients.

Waverly Hills Gargoyle, at the Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville KY.  Photo: Tony Baca

Waverly Hills Gargoyle, at the Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville KY. Must be such a comforting thing to see at a Sanatorium!

Looking at the bottom entrance of the Body Chute at Waverly Hills Sanatorium

The Death Tunnel, Waverly Hills. Dunno anything about it, but it's a "death tunnel", so there has to be something creepy going on here.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium photo taken by a paranormal investigation.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium photo taken by a paranormal investigation. The most Haunted place in America

Waverly Hills Sanitorium

Waverly Hills Sanitorium I watched a how and they went there seems like a fun place to go!

The Children Of Waverly Hills

KY - Waverly Hills Sanatorium: Rooftop playground for children with tuberculosis to get some fresh air.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium

Paranormal Corner: Waverly Hills to become haunted hotel

The current owners of Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Kentucky - one of the most haunted locations in the country - have decided to turn the building into a hotel and convention center.

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