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Crownsville State Hospital

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Constructed in 1910 Crownsville State Hospital, formerly known as the Hospital for the Negro Insane of Maryland, was the third asylum in the US designed to house only African-Americans.  In 1962 Crownsville began to accept all mental patients regardless of their race.  Crownsville Hospital Center closed it's doors June 30, 2004.

 

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