More alphabetical microfiction today, this time from Danvers State Hospital in Massachussets, which operated from 1878 til 1992. The buildings have since been demolished and replaced with apartments, although the facade of the historic Kirkbride building is still standing. The cemeteries remain on the site. Honestly, I'm sorry I can only write one piece of microfiction about this place. . .
Danvers State Hospital
'And this,' the tour guide intoned, as the bus snaked up a long and winding driveway, 'is believed to be the birthplace of the pre-frontal lobotomy.'
'Awesome,' Cayden whispered, and took out her camera. 'Dad, isn't that awesome?'
Her father faked a smile, rolled his eyes and checked his watch.
To read earlier entires in my alphabetical world tour, just click the 'A-Z Blogging Challenge 2012' tag beneath this post.