It began in 1898 as a boarding school for Native Americans, but was turned into a sanitarium in 1933. In 1939 it was converted to a hospital for Native Americans with TB; then in the 1960s, it closed and stayed empty for a time. Currently it is a hospital. Reports say locals are trying to prevent the historic building from beimg demolished to make way for a newer medical complex. There are many graves on the premises, some umnmarked, and some troubled years at the place saw lots of death and rampant disease. Folks reports sounds of crying children and even their apparitions on floor 3.
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- 3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
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- 44.0758097, -103.27139820000002
- Pennington County, South Dakota
- Nearest Towns:
- Rapid City, SD (2.0 mi.)
Colonial Pine Hills, SD (5.2 mi.)
Blackhawk, SD (5.5 mi.)
Rapid Valley, SD (6.3 mi.)
Ashland Heights, SD (8.2 mi.)
Johnson Siding, SD (8.3 mi.)
Green Valley, SD (8.4 mi.)
Summerset, SD (8.7 mi.)
Box Elder, SD (10.4 mi.)
Piedmont, SD (12.2 mi.)
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