Insane Asylum/Roney's Point
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jujan

Wheeling, WV

#209 Sep 2, 2013
Roney's Point was owned by a very prominent Wheeling brewer by the name of Henry Schmulbach. There is lots of very interesting information on the web about him Below is a link to the home when it was his.
himhttp://farm4.staticflickr.c om/3263/3126193862_3f9ee8c3e4_ z.jpg?zz=1
Arch Moore

Brecksville, OH

#210 Sep 14, 2013
Tammylynn wrote:
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And what are you going to do about it? Change your Facebook status to "Intolerant?"
D30436teo

New York, NY

#211 Feb 6, 2014
Lived here my whole life been in both buildings the sheriff does not tolerate trespassers but u know how it is when your young. It's one of the scariest places around the area and what makes it even better there is hardly any info on it.
WVU304

Deshler, OH

#212 Jun 8, 2014
lisa jo wrote:
i use to play in both of those buildings when i was a child, for many years, my aunt lived behind the tb building at the top of the hill, the old crazy place we would call it, had cages in the basement and there was an underground tunnel that went under the road to another building that was torn down, also on the way up the road one will notice a turn around, that is where a young black man back in the 80's had his face and privates blown off, by a guy names bob mcconell. i still go up there becuse my aunt still lives there, and i go to those buildings whenever i want, lots of ghosts but they know me.
"Lots of ghost but they know me" lol

Since: Oct 14

Wheeling, WV

#213 Oct 26, 2014
TheSloth304 wrote:
Yes I live very close by there and there is a old insane asylum up on Roneys Point rd. on county farm rd. It was first used by one of the local breweries. then sold to the county and used as a TB hospital. after that until the fire around 1976 it was used as a state insane asylum. here are some pictures http://www.ohiotrespassers.com/hospital.html
and here is the web site of a movie coming out his year featuring the asylum
http://roneyspointmovie.com/
Just as a precaution there is a county sheriff that lives near by on the dead end road you have to pass his house to get to the asylum. and it is state property.
The cop that lives there is a State Trooper for West Virgina and you have to have permission from him to be on the property i live in the foulton section of Wheeling and have verbal permission to be on the property at any time i please. I am a ghost hunter and spent hours up there in the mourge and other parts of the building
Anonymous

Morgantown, WV

#214 Nov 9, 2014
Curious Citizen wrote:
I was recently discussing the old, abandoned insane asylum up by Roney's Point.
There are two buildings up there that are abandoned. One looks like a school, the other is rumored to be an old asylum.
Does anybody know which is which, and where I could find any information about the buildings? I am very curious of the history....
I lived at this property for over 10 years my father was asked to be the care taker of all the land and we lived in the house that used to be the nurse's chamber I can answer any questions you may have and more
old hippie

Potomac, MD

#215 Dec 5, 2014
Was a college student in the area back in the day and used to go up there with this one girl who was into all that creepy stuff.... but hey, she was into it in an erotic kind of way .... we'd get smoked up and explore a bit and then.... well, it got me what I was lookin for.... heh heh
doug Palmer

Kansas City, KS

#216 Dec 17, 2014
I grew up in wheeling,me and my friends spent many hours in that please,me and my girlfriend used to stay the night there,its only scary if you let it be.There used to be a old lady who guarded the property and would shoot rock salt at you! And in back is a building for burning bodies.
Hangman

Bronx, NY

#217 Jan 2, 2016
Was there in the eighties (place has been torn down )...went there for a college hell night celebration ..ended up being wrong night (just us 5)full moon and foggy...walked all through the place ..one flashlight...pretty spooky place ...the entrance drive is lined with huge oak trees on both sides of drive and there's a turnaround area below some of the trees at the end (cul-de-sac type)....main floor of asylum was collapsed..brick and concrete wings of rooms (several levels)on either side of main (dance)floor...I left them in building without flashlight (lol)...went back and then went in the basement and there was cell areas with bars ..different chairs and guernseys with straps and shackles....walked outside and around main building ...found another building in back all overgrown with trees and bushes (looked like and old church)..we tried looking thru broken stained glass but everything was piled up or roof had fallen in...perfect place for a horror movie..Lol one of the scariest looking places I've been too....since then I've been hearing all kinds of kids getting arrested for trespassing trying to do the same I guess...it was too dangerous for any little ones the be running around in.
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pkb

Wheeling, WV

#220 Oct 20, 2016
JK fromdaburg wrote:
I use to go there when i was a teenager. I lived in that area, the rumor from the valley is that Charlie Manson was institutionanlized there and that he caused the fire that burnt the place down. He was only there for a few month's but he "apparently" was the reason for the fire. I have heard many weird stories about this pace from friends and relatives, also I believe the woods around it are also haunted.(I.E> the devils tree, the hidden tunnel to the church, the blood dripping from the basement wall, the clean room, and the man in the woods)I have been there may times and I can tell all, just find me.... I cant give out any contacts for fear of the authorities but if u really want to know u can find me.
Yo, I wanna know. In Wheeling WV. Directions?
Milton

Wheeling, WV

#221 Oct 28, 2016
Anonymous wrote:
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I lived at this property for over 10 years my father was asked to be the care taker of all the land and we lived in the house that used to be the nurse's chamber I can answer any questions you may have and more
Me and my friends are interest in ghosts hunting and general paranormal actives. We are doing a school project at west liberty and would like permission to use the premisses.
SteelcityPhotogr aphy

Wheeling, WV

#222 May 7, 2017
Does anyone know how to get permission to be on the grounds from the law enforcement officer living up there? I am a professional photographer who was taking shots on Roney's point run road today and stumbled up there and didn't even know it existed until I did some digging around online. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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