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Old Main Opens Again
The legendary mental hospital in Utica known as "Old Main" will once again open it's doors for the public to view. This historic building was built in 1843 and operated as a mental facility for many years and is as eerie as it is interesting.
Inside Utica’s Lunatic Asylum ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York
Looming over West Utica since 1843, the Utica State Lunatic Asylum was once on the forefront of the progressive care of the mentally ill as New York's first center for their care. Closed now for decades, the main building of the Utica Psychatric Center, known as Old Main, has captivated those who live in its shadow and hear stories of its Haunts and Legends.