This July 17, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about what is happening to the cemeteries that were once part of now closed state hospitals where the remains of patients who lived and died at the hospital were laid to rest.
- As state mental institutions close, the final resting places for many patients are forgotten (post-gazette.com)
- Oregon mental hospital to honor ‘forgotten souls’ (usnews.com)
- Missing dead: 1,500 from old Oregon State Hospital cemetery in Salem can’t be found (oregonlive.com)
- 3.5K Dead and Forgotten Mental Patients Now Honored (newser.com)
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