This institution looks just this way every evening. Ominous lighting and melodramatic architecture look like a lovely old building by day. It& the Buffalo Psychiatric Center as photographed by Christopher Payne in his book, ASYLUM.
The Eastern State Penitentiary is located in Philadelphia PA. The Penitentiary, built in the is a National Historic Landmark now open to the public and is run by a non profit group who offer guided and unguided tours of the old prison.
"The Headless Woman" Carnival Sideshow - This was a pretty common sideshow at state fairs back in the along with the other standards. The girl who turns into a gorilla. The South American Giant Rats (Capybaras) and assorted animal and human anomalies.