Former Fergus Falls State Hospital source of many legends
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - Not long after the Fergus Falls State Hospital opened in the summer of 1890, a local newspaper reporter took a tour of the place.
In an article titled "Among the Lunatics," he gave this account of his visit:
I was greeted at the entrance by a patient, who with a lordly wave of his arm announced: "The state welcomes you, sir."
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