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Only The Most Daring South Carolinians Would Enter This Abandoned Mental Hospital

Located in the city of Columbia, South Carolina, the South Carolina State Hospital is one of the most historic and oldest asylums in the country. It has survived times of war and was part of a revolution in mental health treatment. Read on to learn more about this hauntingly beautiful structure.

These walls have seen so much history. The city is in talks with developers who may purchase the South Carolina State Hospital and possibly tear down the buildings that have not been designated as protected historic structures. Do you think places like this should be preserved or cleared away?

Sophia
Massachusetts native. Freelance writer and strawberry eater. Get in touch: smitrokostas@onlyinyourstate.com.