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Antebellum Asylum
Buford, Ga 30518
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County: Hall County
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Has been mistaken for the Old Buford Hospital. This place has not yet been found. though there are rumors it is now a private residence.



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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 1202     10/13/2006 12:00:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
MERLYNCOMPTON


Last Seen: 1/16/2008 8:04:18 PM  
There were 2 old hospitals in Buford. The oldest is a day care, my daughter worked there and never saw anything out of the normal. The other hospital was just a small hospital that was only open about 20 years or less. As for being haunted I doubt it. The haunting stories come from children`d tales. Buford was formed until 1870. Neither is a private resident.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 1379     10/29/2006 12:00:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
ReneeS


Last Seen: 1/16/2008 8:04:02 PM  
This is the old buford hospital and is right off south lee street down the road from tapps funeral home. It is now abandoned.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 2564     2/14/2007 12:00:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
ive been in there and it is filled with bums.. it is crazy..but it is not haunted

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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 3555     5/14/2007 4:28:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
The Hospital is creepy to say the least and it might be haunted. i`ve been in there once and the flashlight died and back at the car it was fine.

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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 4592     8/10/2007 1:18:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
i was there recently and our fully charged digital camera was dysfunctional. there is grafitti all over the place and a portion of the building is burned down. At one point one of our group members touched a fire alarm and we heard sirens. as we made our way outside the sirens got louder until the sound pulled into the parking lot. There was no emergency vehicle in sight. footsteps and banging on boarded windows were reported by numerous members....

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               Like      Dislike        Comment# 4942     9/1/2007 8:47:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
I went last night with a another guy. and we distinctively heard a voice saying hi. but when we turned around nothing was there. and we said hi back but nothing answered. Despite popular opinion no hobo`s live there or have for a while. we also had a few times where our hair just stood on end with no explanation.we also had welps and cuts all over our bodys when we were there, but as soon as we left they went away. there are 2 floors and what appears to be a storage room on top. but there is no easy access to it. we are heading back monday to go in the storage room. once we got home we both had dreams. the other guy had a dream of the hospital while it was open. but then it suddenly changed to the way it is now. and he had an accurat tour of the place. including the top room that we havent been in yet.
If anyone is interested in going or has more information email me at coolguyseven@hotmail.com.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 5779     10/8/2007 5:02:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
yeah there is abestos in the air that is why
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 6147     10/18/2007 9:10:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
I just recently went this weekend twice!
and nothing happened either night.
but I got some really interesting photos.
its really hard to breath in there.
we are going again and this time we are wearing masks over faces. the first night was really creepy though.
i`ve heard that lights do go out...such as flash lights and such. nothing happened!
maybe becuz I said a prayer and that we were in a group of about 30.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 10442     3/7/2008 2:06:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
Hi everyone. Im Brian. I have seen and communicated ( off and on ), with spirits, since I was 10 years old. Lived in cumming for several years. Done quite a bit of hunting/investigating. But this is the first time I have heard of this place. I am definitely, planning to check it out. Anyway, Ill let ya know what happens, when I do. Later, B
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 10443     3/7/2008 2:09:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
There is one more thing. I have heard of and looked for some time, but cannot locate, the cross house. Anyone know? zippo@alohabroadband.com Thanx
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 10942     3/20/2008 12:47:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
I am interested in going to this place? is it right off of south lee st? I work out there and want to goto this place so if anyone has any info pleas email me!!! Jasonwirth@bellsouth.net
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 14119     6/16/2008 2:25:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
whent there last summer with mikey britney my wife an i and whe had two flash lights one was a spot light and the other a hand crank with radio in it the spot light died five min in the tape recorder we had died as well our cam died so fast we were changeing the bateis every 5 min or so i had to constantly crank the other flash light and the little radio would pop on and off you feel as if some one always watching you and brit was taken over for a min by something in there her voice change it was real weard Rage
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 15641     7/18/2008 11:24:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
For those of you who have visited the place, where do you park your car? I'm a little concerned about the police patrolling the area.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 22287     10/29/2008 6:22:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
went there several time because i lived 5 minutes down road. its behind te library off of buford hwy. its dumb baisccally back in high school people would go t meet up and sell drugs or what not but yes it is a hopistal but nothing but junkies and young kids that scare themselves lol sorry to bust ne bodies bubble...
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 24733     12/16/2008 10:11:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
I went to this place about a month ago. There are no ghosts, no hobos, or anything abnormal. There's grafitti all over the walls. The majority of the rooms are empty. No old hospital beds, no book of records, and no ghosts. We had a video camera and recorded the whole thing and our camera never died. This whole battery draining of flashlights and cameras is a load of bs. The place is really nothing special. The city is doing some work on the place right now and cleaning it out and idk what they are doing this for, but there are tarps over the majority of the walkways now. The hospital is one story with a basement. In the basement there's a boiler room. Cops ddo patrol this area very frequently. I wouldn't reccomend going there, it's nothing special. it's actually very boring. But if you really want to go, don't park on the street or in the library parking lot. When I went we parked in the parking of the Housing Admnistration Building on the street behind the hospital and no cops showed up, but we were only there for an hour and we explored the entire hospital, every single room. The only place we didn't get to was the storage room on the roof bc we couldn't find a way to get up there. If anyone knows how to get up to the storage room please email me and let me know at pink_watermelon_xox@yahoo.com. Thanks!
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 30843     4/15/2009 12:13:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
I THINK THEY TORE DOWN THE BUILDING THAT WAS THE HOSPITAL
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 31848     5/5/2009 1:28:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
I'd heard they planned on tearing it down too.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 33515     6/3/2009 9:09:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
they tore it down and i know the ppl who claim they were the reason. they said they had sex there covered in fake blood, and so i guess with stains, some person must have gone there and found blood, and called for help. turned out to be fake and so they decided to tear it down, caz they were tired of dealing with ppl there, mostly teenagers hanging out there
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 37031     8/2/2009 2:40:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
It is still standing and intact. Dors anyone have any pics of the inside
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 43439     10/31/2009 10:25:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
it's nothing but an empty lot now, kinda sad...I was born in that hospital and my Granddaddy dies there.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 44728     11/19/2009 7:06:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
That placed has been torn down I used to go just about everynight 2 drink & smoke while I was in high school but didn't really see or feel anything. Although one day during plain daylight my sis & I went 4 a walk we heard noises and actually saw something kinda flowing from the hall into a room we were some scare we never went back. My parents live abou a mile from there I think people are going 2 wat used 2 b a dentist office which is next 2 da library
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 53661     6/29/2010 9:45:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
Maybe they are talking about the house on main street that used to be first an asylum and then a funeral home and then a private residence? My friend's parents rented the place... There is STILL an embalming table in the basement... Trust me.. been there, seen it. VERY creepy.
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 62361 ReplyTo# 53661     11/9/2010 4:45:00 AM     Edit          
AnonymousVisiter


 
Which home on main street is this?
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 54269     7/13/2010 3:30:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
So the old hospital on morningside Drive has been torn down???
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 55832     8/1/2010 5:29:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
renfrat


Last Seen: 8/1/2010 4:37:33 AM  
Asbestos is why it got torn down. We were investigating an old cemetery right around the corner when a cop came and checked on us to see what we were doing there. He let us stay and told us the building is unsafe and will be torn down soon due to asbestos in the building. This was about a year ago or longer. Ok now the person who said they heard sirens in the place im freaking out because we heard them also and hid in a room thinking it was the cops but i know it was the fire department i can tell the difference in the sounds. So strange that it did sound like it stopped in the front of the parking lot.But we never saw lights flashes from their lights we were right by a window that lead out to the road outside the hospital. I cant explain that one and i also can say we have gotten several great evp,s plus one pic where something was coming out of the wall a light of some sort. There were double doors that led to a receptionists desk and one night we kept hearing something up in the ceiling moving around and sometimes heard responses as knocks to my questions i was asking. Terrible such a great place to investigate is now torn down
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 62360     11/9/2010 4:44:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
So now that it is torn down, where would the spirits be? In the ground? They don't just disappear or move next door do they? If I go to the empty lot at night, will I see anything? What do you think? Anyone want to go?
To the person who knows where the residence that used to be a funeral home and possibly an asylum, where is that house?
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 63756     12/6/2010 10:41:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
i use to live by this place and one day me and my mom took a trip to the libary and deiced to go in it but this was back in 2000 and when we went in there were windows smashed trash and records spread all over the floor no lights and also homeless people with teasers who thought we were trying to rob them there was no ghost just scary homeless people protecting there sh*t but i just recently went back there and they tore it down and is no longer there
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 63757     12/6/2010 10:42:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
AnonymousVisiter


 
o and i also herd the sirens the whole it was strange
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 64367     12/21/2010 11:12:00 AM     Edit       Reply    
jwb995


Last Seen: 12/21/2010 11:02:14 AM  
So is it really tore down?
 

               Like      Dislike        Comment# 79396     8/26/2012 8:43:00 PM     Edit       Reply    
bagman


Last Seen: 2/15/2015 7:56:07 PM  
I work in Buford and have been by the hospital many times.  As a few others have said, it was located behind the Buford Library near the intersection of Buford Dr and South Lee Street.  The county tore it down in late 2010, and the hospital is now an empty field.

While I never saw anything paranormal, it was a cool building for urban exploration.  There is a lot of graffiti and empty rooms; along with a padded cell down in the basement area.  I have tons of pics, need to get around to posting them on the website one of these days!
 

  

   

 






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