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    Public Hospital for Persons of Insane and Disordered Minds (aka Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia). Presently a museum on the original site operated by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

    Historic Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia - reconstructed museum (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation).

    Abandoned State Hospital

    Detail from a gravestone at Colonial Williamsburg.

    Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg, Virginia (roots date back circa 1766) captured by Union troops in 1862. Rebuilt in 1773 - original 1773 buildings lost in electrical fire in 1885. Between 1937-68 all patients were moved to a new location on the outskirts of Williamsburg. In 1985, the original building was rebuilt on it's excavated foundations by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation & now operates as a museum.

    Forgotten cremains at Oregon State Mental Hospital (aka Insane Asylum).

    Asylum: Operating Table?

    Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals

    Pennsylvania--Norristown State Hospital (historical building)

    Volterra Psychiatric hospital

    Lier Mental Hospital

    Lincoln- one of the best movies I have seen in my lifetime. And it was filmed in Hanover County, Williamsburg and Richmond, Virginia.

    Abandoned state hospital. Why do all these abandoned hospitals and mental instituitions seem to have such marvelous staircases?

    Burial markers at Cedar Lane Cemetery on the grounds of Milledgeville's Central State Hospital. www.georgiatrust....

    Taunton State Hospital - Massachusetts, formerly known as the State Lunatic Hospital at Taunton. Photographed by Fallout Urban Exploration, 2003-2006.

    Bottle of Godfrey's Mixture used in the pharmacy of a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia circa 1860. It contained laudenum (an opiate) and treacle (molasses) and was used as a sedative. Collection Museum Victoria

    Hudson River State Hospital. Operated 1873 - 2000s. Located on US 9 on the Poughkeepsie-Hyde Park town line, New York.

    A young Ernest Hemingway in hospital during the war

    National Womens Party member Lucy Branham. Born in Virginia, USA.

    Lost | Forgotten | Abandoned | Displaced | Decayed | Neglected | Discarded | Disrepair | Abandoned Hospital | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    This stamp honors, Virginia Dare, the 1st English child to be born upon the United States soil in 1585.