• Willard State Hospital Cemetery Number Marker

    WILLARD IS HOME   Willard State Hospital was more than a medical facility. It was home to Emily. She lived there for decades through the many changes that Willard saw. Nothing left of her life outside of Willard, so the long-time residents became her family. It was here that she lived, yet no one knew ...
  • Willard Asylum in Ovid New York

      The Willard Asylum   The Willard Asylum was once a very large and impressive establishment. The entire facility originally covered over one thousand acres of land. It was comparable to a small town. Willard was a self-sufficient community that met all of the needs of its residents, from food production to medical care.   ...
  • Willard in Ruins

    The Willard Asylum for the Chronically Insane Located just a stone’s throw from Seneca Lake in Upstate New York is a worn set of buildings once known as the ‘Willard Asylum for the Chronically Insane. If one searches, there is more than enough official information on the facility as it stood years ago and as ...