Hospitals

Ashland Tuberculosis Hospital

Ashland Tuberculosis Hospital

The Ashland Tuberculosis Hospital, located in Ashland, Kentucky, was constructed from 1946 to 1948 to combat the threat of tuberculosis.

Location: Ashland, Kentucky
Status: Renovated

Brownsville General Hospital

Brownsville General Hospital

The Brownsville General Hospital, located in Brownsville, Pennsylvania, closed in 1965.

Location: Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Status: Abandoned

Denmar Sanitarium

Denmar Sanatarium

Established in 1938, the Denmar Sanitarium for the African-Americans was tuberculosis hospital in Denmar, West Virginia.

Location: Denmar, West Virginia
Status: Active

Eastern State Hospital

Eastern State Hospital, the second oldest psychiatric facility in the United States, is located in Lexington, Kentucky.

Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Status: Active/Demolished

Hayswood Hospital

Hayswood Hospital

Hayswood Hospital is a former hospital in Maysville, Kentucky.

Location: Maysville, Kentucky
Status: Abandoned

Hazelwood Sanatorium

Hazelwood Sanatorium

Hazelwood Sanatorium, opened in 1907 in Hazelwood, a neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky, is a former tuberculosis hospital.

Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Status: Abandoned/Active

Huntington State Hospital

Once notoriously noted for its extreme overcrowding and unsanitary conditions, the Huntington State Hospital is now a 110-bed mental facility and is an on-site training facility for area colleges and universities in West Virginia.

Location: Huntington, West Virginia
Status: Active

John Graves Ford Memorial Hospital

John Graves Ford Memorial Hospital

John Graves Ford Memorial Hospital was located on West Main Street in Georgetown, Kentucky.

Location: Georgetown, Kentucky
Status: Demolished

Knox County Infirmary

Knox County Infirmary

The Knox County Infirmary, located in central Ohio, served children, the elderly and those with mental or physical illness. The complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

Location: Ohio
Status: Demolished

Man Community Hospital

The Man Appalachian Regional Hospital, located in Man, West Virginia, was constructed from 1954 to 1956 by the Miners Memorial Hospital Association.

Location: Man, West Virginia
Status: Demolished

Mayview State Hospital Geriatric Ward

Mayview State Hospital

Mayview State Hospital, located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, was mental institution that closed in December 2008.

Location: Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Status: Demolished

The Medical Center at Scottsville

The Medical Center at Scottsville

The Medical Center at Scottsville, a former hospital in Scottsville, Kentucky, opened on July 5, 1952 as the Allen County War Memorial Hospital.

Location: Scottsville, Kentucky
Status: Abandoned

Metro General Hospital

Metro General Hospital

Metro General Hospital, formerly serving many of the underprivileged in Nashville, Tennessee, closed in early 1998.

Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Status: Renovated/Demolished

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Monsour Medical Center

The Monsour Medical Center, located in Jeannette, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1952 as a roadside clinic in “Senator Brown’s Mansion” along U.S. Route 30.

Location: Jeannette, Pennsylvania
Status: Abandoned

Mountain State Hospital

Mountain State Hospital

Mountain State Hospital was located at Virginia and Morris streets in Charleston, West Virginia.

Location: Charleston, West Virginia
Status: Demolished

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Paris Tuberculosis Hospital

The Paris Tuberculosis Hospital, located in Paris, Kentucky, was constructed from 1946 to 1948.

Location: Paris, Kentucky
Status: Demolished

Portland Marine Hospital

The Portland Marine Hospital, located in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, is the last of its kind of the nation.

Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Status: Renovated

River Valley Hospital

River Valley Hospital

River Valley Hospital, formerly known as the Lawrence County General Hospital, was located along South 9th Street in Ironton, Ohio.

Location: Ironton, Ohio
Status: Demolished

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Silvercrest Sanatorium

Silvercrest Sanatorium, a tuberculosis hospital in New Albany, Indiana, was later reused as a disabled children’s development center before closing in 2006.

Location: New Albany, Indiana
Status: Renovated

Southeastern Kentucky Baptist Hospital

Southeastern Kentucky Baptist Hospital

The Southeastern Kentucky Baptist Hospital, formerly known as the Corbin Municipal Hospital, was located in Corbin, Kentucky.

Location: Corbin, Kentucky
Status: Demolished

Springfield City Hospital

Springfield City Hospital

The Springfield City Hospital, in operation from 1931 to 2011, was located in Springfield, Ohio.

Location: Springfield, Ohio
Status: Demolished

Staats Hospital

Staats Hospital

The Staats Hospital, located in Charleston, West Virginia, was a hospital, theater and Knights of Pythias lodge in what was then the Elk City commercial district.

Location: Charleston, West Virginia
Status: Under Renovations

Veterans Memorial Hospital

The Veterans Memorial Hospital in Pomeroy, Ohio opened on September 20, 1962 and was dedicated to the memory of Meigs County veterans. The hospital closed in 2001 and is currently used for storage.

Location: Pomeroy, Ohio
Status:

Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Hospital

Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Hospital

Waverly Hills, constructed in 1926 as a tuberculosis hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, operated until 1961. It reopened two years later as the Woodhaven Geriatrics Center, but was closed in 1981.

Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Status: Active for Tours

Weston State Hospital

Weston State Hospital

Weston State Hospital, located in Weston, West Virginia along the banks of the West Fork of the Monongahela River, was a mental institution in operation from 1860 to 1994.

Location: Weston, West Virginia
Status: Active for Tours