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Measles ward corridor Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital New York USPHS Hospital #43 Adam X Adamxphotos Urbex Urban Exploration Access 2017 Abandoned decay ruins lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

** Bonus Post** Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital, New York, USA – October 2017

I thought I’d share something a little different from a non-urbex holiday with Mrs X a few years back… History (from Wiki) The Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital (also known as USPHS Hospital #43) was a United States Public Health Service hospital on Ellis Island in New York Harbor, which operated from 1902 to 1951. The hospital is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument. While the monument is managed by the National Park Service as part of the National…

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** Bonus Post** Colonial-era buildings of Yangon, Myanmar – November 2016

Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) was a British colony from 1824 until 1948 when it gained independence. It was then run under strict military rule for more than half a century until Htin Kyaw took office as the country’s first democratically elected leader in April 2016. Since gaining independence in 1948, virtually no conservation or repair work has been carried out on the numerous grand colonial-era buildings in the nation’s capital of Yangon (formerly Rangoon). Nearly all of these stunning…

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Old classroom blackboard desks De Salle College School Colaiste Iosagain Ballyvourney County Cork Adam X Urbex Urban Exploration Ireland Access 2017 Abandoned decay lost forgotten derelict location creepy haunting eerie

Explore #220: Ballyvourney De Salle College, County Cork, Ireland – September 2017

Explore #5 of the ‘Almost Died Tour’ The final explore of our highly enjoyable Ireland trip was a quick look around a very decrepit former college… History Coláiste Íosagáin (to use its Gaelic name) was a boarding school, purpose-built by the Office of Public Works in two phases shortly after Irish independence around 1933 and 1939. The focus of the school was to promote and revive use of the Irish language. In 1960 the school was purchased by the De…

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