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Seeking Asylum: Preservation at Central State

Presented by Indiana Landmarks at Indiana Medical History Museum, Indianapolis IN

Sep 26 2015
Seeking Asylum: Preservation at Central State

The Indiana Hospital for the Insane opened on West Washington Street in Indianapolis in 1848 with five patients and closed as Central State Hospital in 1994 with a 160-acre campus. The place languished for years, but it’s on the upswing. On September 26, Indiana Landmarks stages Seeking Asylum: Preservation at Central State, a behind-the-scenes tour of the historic campus.

Visitors on the two-hour walking tour will see three of the landmarks that remain. At the 1896 Old Pathology Building,

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COST: Tickets are $20 per person; $15 per person for members of Indiana Landmarks or the Medical History Museum.


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Indiana Medical History Museum

3045 W. Vermont St, Indianapolis, IN 46222

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