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A self-contained city for the mentally ill, over time Taunton's population of patients soared, as did the following inevitable neglect and abuse. Eventually the tide turned and institutionalization fell out of fashion the population dwindled and many of the buildings fell into such a state of disrepair that they were closed in the 1970's. The grounds are still active and some buildings remain open, including forensic psychiatric units for the criminally insane and violent youth offenders…

taunton state hospital or asylum, taunton massachusetts - matthew christopher murray's abandoned america

haunted+hospitals | Topeka state Hospital opened in 1872, with rumors of horrible abuse ...

10 of the World& Creepiest Abandoned Insane Asylums - Mandatory - While I have pinned this to places I& like to go - I really don& think I want to go. but Griffin Dresher I think you would.

Weston State Hospital: One of the scariest haunted hospitals. The hospital is the second largest hand cut stone building in the United States. The hospital was built to hold 250 mentally ill patients. In 1950 the patients numbered 2400. Many were tormented, tortured and believed to be murdered there. Charles Manson once was a resident there. The asylum closed in 1994.

The hospital is the second largest hand cut stone building in the United States. The hospital was built to hold 250 mentally ill patients. In 1950 the patients numbered The asylum closed in

State Hospital - Traverse City, Michigan - favorite place to walk, huge grounds and buildings for mental hosp. (emptied and abandoned by Pres. Reagan!)

State Hospital - Traverse City, Michigan - favorite place to walk, huge grounds and buildings for mental hosp. Favorite place to tell scary stories, but has been turned around into a beautiful small shopping and food area.

A picture of Danvers State Lunatic Asylum in Danvers, Mass. This one was closed in 1992 and was used in the film "Session 9". I've also seen it on some of those ghost-hunting shows.

9 of the World's Creepiest Abandoned Insane Asylums - Mandatory - cant get the link to work, but this first pic is awesomely creepy.

The old Traverse City State Mental Hospital, also known as the Northern Michigan Asylum. (photography by James Howe)

The old Traverse City State Mental Hospital, also known as the Northern Michigan Asylum. (photography by James Howe) Traverse City

Taunton State Hospital, Taunton, Mass.  -opened in 1854.closed in 1976 due to stories of torture,experiments, murder - screams are heard, loud noises, cries for help, apparitions seen throughout

rumored to be the worst of all the state hospitals.reports of satanic history and dissapearances

Taunton State Hospital, built in 1851, was home to several notorious patients including Lizzie Borden.

Taunton State Hospital, built in was home to several notorious patients including Lizzie Borden.

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