Tag: hospitals

  • The Central State Hospital for the Insane

    For nearly 150 years, those thought to be intractably mentally ill in Indiana were housed there. It opened in 1848 as The Indiana State Hospital for the Insane, on more than 100 acres facing the fledgling National Road just west of Indianapolis. In 1889, as other asylums opened around the state, its name changed to Central…

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