Central State Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee
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Central State Hospital, Nashville Tennessee

    In 1995, the old Tennessee Central State Mental Hospital in Nashville moved operations from a site on Murfreesboro Pike to a new site at Donelson (a Nashville suburb) after about 147 years in its original location. The old site has two cemeteries where patients were buried (about 1600 and 137). Most markers have been destroyed over the years. The cemeteries occupy probably no more than four acres. During May 1999, the Dell Computer signed deal to build in Nashville. In October 1999, the old hospital on Murfreesboro Road at Donelson Pike is demolished so construction of a Dell Computers manufacturing plant could begin.

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