Glenn Dale Hospital

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Glenn Dale Hospital, built in 1934, was once a tuberculosis sanatorium with 23 buildings. It closed because of asbestos problems in 1981. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in November 2011 and is regularly patrolled by police. The Goat Man of Maryland, a half-man, half-goat creature, is said to haunt the grounds.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    5201 Glenn Dale Rd
    Glenn Dale, Maryland
    United States

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    GPS:
    38.96151833989482, -76.81124407059542
    County:
    Prince George's County, Maryland
    Nearest Towns:
    Seabrook, MD (1.9 mi.)
    Glenn Dale, MD (1.9 mi.)
    Springdale, MD (2.2 mi.)
    Lanham, MD (2.7 mi.)
    Woodmore, MD (2.8 mi.)
    Goddard, MD (3.0 mi.)
    Glenarden, MD (3.5 mi.)
    New Carrollton, MD (3.7 mi.)
    Lake Arbor, MD (3.8 mi.)
    Woodlawn, MD (4.4 mi.)

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    1. We went hunting there in 1995 or 96. Our first visit was a “scouting” trip. We had camera’s but no video. I don’t have the audio alas….

      The dust and the condition of the building have their own sense of ambiance. There are records there and as you heard coats etc. We didn’t know what it was. We just knew it was an abandoned hospital.. alas google was not yet a thing. We didn’t know the story so to us it had looked as if a fire had happened or some other such tragedy and the place was evacuated.

      While we were there we saw tiny footprints in the dust, not much larger than a toddlers. One of us caught the site of a little girl and she followed us everywhere. But we couldn’t capture her on our equipment at the time. We returned a couple of weeks later with some toys, but were stopped by the police.

      If you want an experience, this is the place to go!

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