Warren State Hospital

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Warren State Hospital
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Warren State Hospital, 1886.png
Hospital pictured in 1886
LocationWarren, Pennsylvania, United States
Coordinates41°52′45″N 79°08′45″W / 41.8792°N 79.1458°W / 41.8792; -79.1458Coordinates: 41°52′45″N 79°08′45″W / 41.8792°N 79.1458°W / 41.8792; -79.1458
Care systemPublic
WebsiteWarren State Hospital
ListsHospitals in Pennsylvania

Warren State Hospital is a public psychiatric hospital in Warren, Pennsylvania, established in 1880. The original hospital was designed by John McArthur, Jr. and constructed under the Kirkbride Plan.[1] Its population peaked at 2,562 residents in 1947. As of 2021, the hospital is still active.[2]

Famous residents included Nictzin Dyalhis and Joe Root. Some famous staff included Penny Colman and Philipp Schwartz.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Warren State Hospital". Kirkbride Buildings. January 14, 2008. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  2. ^ "Warren State Hospital". Department of Human Services: Pennsylvania. Retrieved May 10, 2017.

Further reading[edit]

  • Yanni, Carla (2007). The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Minnesota University Press. ISBN 978-0-8166-4940-2.