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Illinois's Haunted Hospitals & Asylums

For many, abandoned asylums, and closed down hospitals are some of the spookiest Real Haunts in STATE. Empty hospitals are eerie on their own, but even moreso when you consider that spirits of the departed could be lurking around any corner, and haunting the hallways of the hospital they once called home. Hospitals and Asylums are often considered hot spots for paranormal activity, since countless people pass on in those facilities, often times unexpectedly, which is one explanation for why many spirits still linger there, rather than crossing over. If you're looking for a truly paranormal experience, check out one of STATE's Haunted Hospitals or Asylums - but be prepared to encounter the unexpected!
 
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    Once known as Grant Hospital, the Lincoln Park Hospital closed in 2008, reportedly due to the recession. Reports of eerie occurrences at the location include cold spots, bad feelings and moaning sounds. The location is no longer a hospital and may now be a condo complex. Read More

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    In 1939, this 1930's hospital suffered a typhoid fever epidemic and more than 50 patients and staff members died. The hospital was later renamed the Manteno Mental Health Center and it stopped operations in 1985. The complex then became business rentals, a bank, part of the Illinois Diversatech Campus and even a private residence. Witnesses have reported apparitions of patients and... Read More

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    From 1902-1973 this was the place of a mental hospital, which now continues to stand vacant. There are plans to restore the property. Many say the property is haunted by Manuel A. Bookbinder, or Old Book. He was a patient who worked with the burial crew until his own death. He would mourn the passing of each person he helped inter in the cemetery. When it came time for Old Books' own... Read More

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