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Inside Utica's Lunatic Asylum - Haunts and Legends of NY
Looming over West Utica since 1843, the Utica State Lunatic Asylum was once on the forefront of the progressive care of the mentally ill as New York's first center for their care. Closed now for decades, the main building of the Utica Psychatric Center, known as Old Main, has captivat…
Edgar Allen Poe In Utica?
Famed horror and mystery author Edgar Allen Poe was nearly committed to the Utica Psychiatric Hospital during a bout of depression in the 1840s.
Tour of Old Main [VIDEO]
The Central New York community gets an exceptionally rare opportunity on August 25, 2014 as Old Main, the large building on the Utica Psychiatric Center complex opens to the public for a tour.