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Danvers State Insane Asylum

Danvers State Insane Asylum

Danvers State Insane Asylum Location: Danvers, Massachusetts (aka Salem Village until 1752) According to the historyofmassachusetts.org, the Danvers State Lunatic Asylum was built between 1874 and 1878. The land on which it was built is called Hathorne Hill after Judge John Hathorne of the Salem Witch Trials who had lived there. The land was purchased…