12 Staggering Photos Of An Abandoned Hospital Hiding In Minnesota

Nearly 200 miles northwest of the Twin Cities, a forgotten part of Minnesota history rises from among the lakes of Otter Tail County. Opened just 32 years after Minnesota officially became a state, the Fergus Falls State Hospital is a beautiful building with a long history. Beyond its chipped paint and crumbling woodwork, the abandoned hospital stands as a reminder of the early days of Minnesota – and of medicine.

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