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Location DB > United States > Pennsylvania > Emsworth > Dixmont State Hospital
 Name
Dixmont State Hospital
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 Database Info
created by Kriss on 1/22/2004 11:54 AM
last modified by PAexplorations on 3/15/2006 7:21 PM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Several large multi-story buildings connected by tunnels.

**Edit**
Medical building, Main Hospital, Admin, Powerplant, Mait. Bunker.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Difficult
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
Address
Route 65
Emsworth, Pennsylvania
United States
Owner: Walmart
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  •  Hazards
     Interesting Features
    Here stood a magnificent Kirkbride...gone forever


     Security Measures
  • its gone
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1862
    Closed: 1984
     Required Equipment
  • memories
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    Dixmont opened in 1862 and housed over a thousand patients during it's peak years. It was closed in 1984 by Reaganomics, and it's patients turned out onto the street. I did not add the following update, so I am not responsible for the spelling or the information. ~Kriss

    **Addition/Update**
    During Dixmont's peak years it held over 1500 patients and was also used by the rich of the day as a "health retreat". No one was infact turned onto the streets, those who where deamed unfit to rehab into society where transfered to the diffrent hospitals around the area. It closed it's doors in 1984, in recent years those who onced worked at dixmont held a "reunion" a few years back.
     Media Coverage
    http://www.post-ga...030420dixmont2.asp
    *Great story with lots of history*
     Future Plans
    Walmart
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     Photo Galleries
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    Dixmont
    Thu, Jan 22nd, 2004
    posted by Kriss
    5 pictures
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    Dixmont fuwm
    Sun, Apr 18th, 2004
    posted by sg219
    9 pictures
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    Not worth going in...
    Mon, Jun 27th, 2005
    posted by munkyfistfight
    16 pictures
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    too short 4 hours trip
    Thu, Oct 27th, 2005
    posted by sharon
    9 pictures
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    Historic
    Fri, Jan 6th, 2006
    posted by PAexplorations
    10 pictures
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    DSH
    Wed, Mar 15th, 2006
    posted by PAexplorations
    27 pictures


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     Web Links
    http://www.dixmontstatehospital.com/
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 3/20/2006 3:26 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Mar 15 06 at 19:21, PAexplorations changed the following: Interesting Features, Future Plans, Web Links
  • on Mar 15 06 at 19:07, PAexplorations created a new gallery
  • on Jan 6 06 at 0:38, PAexplorations deleted 10 pictures from gallery Historic
  • on Jan 6 06 at 0:38, PAexplorations updated gallery picture dixH03.jpg
  • on Jan 6 06 at 0:37, PAexplorations updated gallery picture dixH01.jpg
  • on Jan 6 06 at 0:37, PAexplorations updated gallery picture dixH41.jpg
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  • on Jan 6 06 at 0:37, PAexplorations updated gallery picture dixH35.jpg
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