The Pirate's House in Savannah, Georgia is over 250 years old. It's said to be one of the oldest and most haunted structures in the state.
In 1875, Chicago's county hospital was located in the South Side. Even then it was considered old and rickety. The morgue was an out-house attached to the hospital. It was located apart from the main building because of the bad odor coming from it. Only during winter months did the place did not smell like a charnel house.
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