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  • Hospital 'ghosts' linger as demolition nears

    Since the old Puget Sound Hospital was closed in 2010, the buildings have been ransacked by vagrants and "copper miners" looking for the valuable recyclable metal. Pierce County construction manager Travis Wakefield leads a tour of the facility that includes mention of Mabel, the ghost of a former nurse that allegedly still wanders the halls.

Since the old Puget Sound Hospital was closed in 2010, the buildings have been ransacked by vagrants and "copper miners" looking for the valuable recyclable metal. Pierce County construction manager Travis Wakefield leads a tour of the facility that includes mention of Mabel, the ghost of a former nurse that allegedly still wanders the halls. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Since the old Puget Sound Hospital was closed in 2010, the buildings have been ransacked by vagrants and "copper miners" looking for the valuable recyclable metal. Pierce County construction manager Travis Wakefield leads a tour of the facility that includes mention of Mabel, the ghost of a former nurse that allegedly still wanders the halls. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com

As hospital demolition approaches, real and imagined ghosts linger

March 04, 2017 12:21 PM