Which ‘Wich is Which, Part I

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  In October, 1904 when the hospital first opened, it held ninety-five patients and was a single building. The facility quickly outgrew its meager beginnings, and by fall of 1905, Continue Reading →

The Sad Story of the Painted Lady

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In Marriottsville Maryland, many have walked through the halls of Henryton State Hospital, photographed her inner secrets and enjoyed the story her rooms had to tell. In her present condition Continue Reading →

By the Power of Greyskull

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Originally opened on August 17, 1876 and built on the Kirkbride plan to house 600 mental patients. In just 4 years after opening it was already over capacity. By 1887, Continue Reading →

This Must Be Haven

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From the forest emerged a decaying complex of buildings that once housed socially stunted and mentally unstable children. Broken windows and vandalism are rampant at this site. With declining conditions Continue Reading →