NOTE: I am NOT saying that all of these places are 100% safe to visit. Just legal.
For nearly 20 years now the hospital grounds have sat, quietly collecting decay, crumbling away behind streets that have now become forests.
Mental patients placed in the hospital were finding ways to wander from the grounds and into the public, which frightened many people. Complaints continued through the years, and by the early 1980s, the hospital had compiled several dozens of convictions, including scandals, which involved the theft and sale of prescription drugs.
Their families had left them behind, and never once looked back. When these patients would pass away, their bodies were often buried throughout a field with unmarked graves.
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