Have You Read This Book About The Ridges?

Have You Read This Book About The Ridges?

Better known as Athens Asylum, the history of this abandoned asylum is detailed in Katherine Ziff’s book, Asylum on the Hill: History of a Healing Landscape. The Amazon description reads: Asylum on the Hill is the story of a great American experiment in psychiatry, a revolution in care for those with mental illness, as seen through the example of the Athens Lunatic Asylum.   Image Via Amazon   …but what the heck is Athens Asylum? Why should you know about it? And is it called Athens Asylum or the Ridges? And why should you care? Well, I’m not going to …