The 1930s Manteno State Hospital suffered a typhoid fever epidemic in 1939, and more than 50 patients and staff members died. The hospital eventually was renamed the Manteno Mental Health Center; it ceased operations in 1985 and the complex became business rentals, a bank, part of the Illinois Diversatech Campus and a private home. In this vicinity, witnesses say apparitions of patients and nurses can be seen, and ghostly voices come over the nonfunctional intercom system.
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- Diversatech Dr and Chestnut
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- 41.233518565336695, -87.80658012641652
- Kankakee County, Illinois
- Nearest Towns:
- Manteno, IL (1.7 mi.)
Peotone, IL (6.9 mi.)
Bradley, IL (6.9 mi.)
Bourbonnais, IL (7.3 mi.)
Sun River Terrace, IL (8.2 mi.)
Kankakee, IL (8.3 mi.)
Grant Park, IL (8.4 mi.)
Momence, IL (8.8 mi.)
Aroma Park, IL (10.6 mi.)
Limestone, IL (10.9 mi.)
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