It is that time of year again; time for our annual Haunted Series where we've explored things that go bump in the cemetery, the restaurant, the town … and this year the asylum! Join me each Friday in October as we cast an eye upon those buildings that were feared by the residents and avoid by everyone else ... those places that are now Haunted Asylums!
|First State Asylum for the Insane|
|A Numbered Grave|
|Anoka State Asylum|
From 1948 to 1967, the hospital also treated mentally ill patients with tuberculosis. Actual treatment of the mentally ill began in the 1940s but many times that treatment “progressed” to lobotomies, hydrotherapy, and electroshock therapy.
|Gov Luther Youngdahl|
|Building on Complex|
|Aerial of the Complex|
|Anoka County Board|