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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.

The Waverly Hills Sanitarium in Louisville Kentucky has it all-- cold spots, disembodied voices, and ghosts roaming the halls.

KY - The Waverly Hills Sanitarium in Louisville has it all-- cold spots, disembodied voices, and ghosts roaming the halls.

Waverly Hills Sanatorium - Louisville, Kentucky. One of the most haunted places in America?

"Waverly Hills is the place where ghostly sightings are almost a daily occurence." ~Zac - Ghost Adventures~ Many paranormal investigators claim that the most haunted hospital worldwide is the Waverly Hills Sanatorium. I so want to visit here!

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!

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Waverly Hills Sanitorium Owners Charlie and Tina Mattingly have plans to turn the former tuberculosis hospital into a four star hotel.

little boy who appears at Waverly Hills sanatorium.

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

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Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky has already begun to take reservations for tours this year. Originally built to care for patients suffering from tuberculosis, the sanatorium is considered one of the world's most haunted places.    "Spreading the diseases through love"   When the Sanatorium opened it was so large it had its own zip code. Tuberculosis was an extremely scary and very contagious disease at the time. Ironically, sanatoriums like Waverly helped spread...

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