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Location DB > United States > Massachusetts > Worcester > Worcester State Hospital
 Name
Worcester State Hospital
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 Database Info
created by Matt on 4/4/2004 2:46 PM
last modified by hedkace on 2/6/2013 1:35 AM
 Viewability
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
As of 2-5-13, the Clock Tower is fully demo'd
The clocktower and Hooper Turret sit fenced into an active construction site.

In mid 2012 the fences were replaced, all windows sealed even several stories up, and cameras and new lights were placed in areas. Fortunately a plack celebrating the hospital's history was placed on site at this same time.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: gone, forget it
Recommendation: forget it
 Physical Information
Address
305 Belmont Street
Worcester, Massachusetts
United States
Owner:
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • air quality
  • dead pigeon skeletons, lots of bird crap.
  •  Interesting Features
    All that's left is the Hooper Hall Turret
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • 24 hour guard
  • locked gates
  • wooden boarding
  • cameras
  • DMH police, it's an active construction site.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1877
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • long pants / sleeves
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History

     Media Coverage
    http://www.telegra...160657/1008/NEWS02
     Future Plans
    A small part of the clocktower is planned to be preserved.
     Stories


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     Photo Galleries
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    first trip
    Mon, Jun 7th, 2004
    posted by keti
    9 pictures
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    Smiley's photos
    Mon, Aug 30th, 2004
    posted by zprofesser
    10 pictures
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    Smiley's new photos
    Fri, Dec 3rd, 2004
    posted by zprofesser
    12 pictures
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    Evil's Pics
    Sun, Jul 10th, 2005
    posted by Laurie LCE
    10 pictures
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    Brad's Pics
    Wed, Jan 25th, 2006
    posted by bpitcher
    15 pictures
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    Woosta !
    Sun, Feb 19th, 2006
    posted by RedDragon
    6 pictures
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    Just a few...
    Mon, May 1st, 2006
    posted by LostInPa
    8 pictures
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    May/June 06
    Wed, Aug 2nd, 2006
    posted by old-fangled
    9 pictures
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    The Found Artist Visits
    Mon, Apr 23rd, 2007
    posted by The Found Artists
    10 pictures
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    Hamster State
    Wed, Jan 16th, 2008
    posted by Debi
    10 pictures
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    2nd trip
    Sat, Feb 9th, 2008
    posted by Debi
    6 pictures
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    Its all over
    Thu, Jul 31st, 2008
    posted by Debi
    5 pictures
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    Clocktower Exteriors 4/12
    Sun, Apr 22nd, 2012
    posted by Kurt
    4 pictures
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    It's not ALL over
    Sun, May 20th, 2012
    posted by Weirdlig
    16 pictures
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    mike dijitals pictures
    Sat, Sep 26th, 2015
    posted by Mike Dijital
    10 pictures
     


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    Category Rating
    Photography 10 / 10
    Coolness 10 / 10
    Content Quality 10 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 9/26/2015 6:45 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:45, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:44, Mike Dijital deleted gallery Hamster State and its 0 pictures
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:44, Mike Dijital updated the main picture
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:44, Mike Dijital made this location public
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:43, Mike Dijital added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:43, Mike Dijital added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 26 15 at 18:42, Mike Dijital created a new gallery
  • on Feb 6 13 at 11:05, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Feb 6 13 at 1:35, hedkace changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Interesting Features, Description
  • on Sep 14 12 at 11:15, Opheliaism validated this location
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