Taunton State HospitalLocation: Taunton, Mass.
History: Built in 1851, Taunton State Hospital was also one of the institutions built to deal with overcrowding. The hospital served as a home to a number of notorious patients including serial killer Jane Topan, and Lizzie Borden, who was tried for killing her father and stepmother with an axe. There are rumors that cult activity took place within the hospital walls, including patients forced to perform satanic rituals.Closed: The hospital was no longer necessary when it was closed down in 1975. A massive fire broke out within the remains of the hospital in 2006, leaving much of the building leveled and decaying.
Haunted? No visitors are currently allowed, but before that was the case, people mentioned seeing unexplained marking on the walls, lights that turn on and off, and a shadowy man who crawled up and down the walls.