Dixmont State Hospital

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The 1862 hospital was haunted by many entities, notably a male spirit who was said to guard the morgue area and frighten away intruders. The hospital building was closed in 1984 and was demolished in 2006.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    Ray Rd
    Outside Pittsburgh, PA
    United States

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    GPS:
    40.5152012, -80.1139513
    County:
    Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
    Nearest Towns:
    Glenfield, PA (0.9 mi.)
    Emsworth, PA (1.1 mi.)
    Ben Avon, PA (1.7 mi.)
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    Avalon, PA (2.6 mi.)
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    1. I grew up a mile away from the dixmont state hospital.I remember very well when it was closed in 1984.from84-90 I was in there numerous times.one things for sure.I’ve seen demons and ghosts.and the land.they won’t be able to build on it.ever.To much negative energy that will never go away.

    2. It has long since been torn down to make way for a failed walmart project. During the clearing for walmart there was a huge landslide that closed RT65, the railroad and the landslide extended to the Ohio River.
      I was in there many times and was even in the tunnels underneath and never felt or seen anything.

      ..and NO the landslide was not caused by demons, it was caused by faulty engineering and underground springs.

    3. As a teen, when I drove by this closed down old mental hospital I never understood why I would feel so off and in a very low mood. Years later I was told of the history but since it has been torn down and I pass by it doesn’t have any effect on me….very strange.

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