Traverse City State Hospital was almost completely remodeled in 2000s, but reports say that the original structure remains from 1885, when it was built as the Northern Michigan Asylum. Unlike some of the others at the time, this hospital was said to be a place of beauty, where patients were treated with respect and straitjackets were not allowed. It was in operation until 1989. According to witnesses, the building is haunted. While it was not in use, lights would come on even though the electricity wasn’t hooked up. Ghostly children are said to run in the halls, and screams and voices echo in the rooms. There is said to be a ghost priest who killed himself in the chapel, and a monster in the basement area.
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- W Eleventh St
Traverse City, MI
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- 44.75642620136672, -85.64329969856772
- Grand Traverse County, Michigan
- Nearest Towns:
- Traverse City, MI (1.2 mi.)
Greilickville, MI (1.9 mi.)
Chums Corner, MI (5.9 mi.)
Grawn, MI (6.9 mi.)
Cedar, MI (9.8 mi.)
Interlochen, MI (9.8 mi.)
Lake Ann, MI (10.1 mi.)
Maple City, MI (12.5 mi.)
Bendon, MI (12.8 mi.)
Kingsley, MI (13.0 mi.)
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