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Augmented Reality Content reveals a negative in the stacks at the Maryland Historical Society ◦ Founded in 1911 as the “Hospital for the Negro Insane,” at one point in its history Crownsville’s patients were more likely to die in this hospital than to be discharged. Now a group of boarded-up buildings off of General’s Highway, this psychiatric facility was notorious for nearly 100 years for overcrowding, patient abuse, refusal to integrate, and experimental operations.