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Abandoned Asylums of New England
Abandoned Asylums of New England is currently now available. It features all new photography, with some additional institutions that weren’t in the first book.


Opened on May 13th, 1878
The State Lunatic Hospital at Danvers was erected, under the supervision of prominent Boston architect Nathaniel J, Bradlee, in an extremely remote location.

Was abandoned from June 24, 1992 to January 12 ,2005. Over fourteen structures on the highlands, all have since been demolished.

Patient Art & Vintage Images Rare vintage images and former DSH patient artwork collected over the years.

Former DSH Employee Interview

Preston a former DSH employee for 24 years tells his story for the first time. Read about his experience and the day he personally locked the Bonner doors forever.