Castle Hill Farm, Northbridge, Massachusetts, New England, U.S.A.

Castle Hill Farms started in the 1870’s when John C. Whitin used his workers from his family machine shop to clear land instead of laying them off when a depression hit in the 1870’s. Funny that companies use to care somewhat about their workers. Stones were cleared and made into great massive walls that to this day line the 98 acre farm. That is until developers, like Bernon, started to build those shit=ass mc mansions you see lining the New England landscape. Hope the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Heritage Landscape Inventory Program has something to say about that, or Castle Hill Farms could very well become Lost in New England.

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Paul A. Devers State School

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Paul A.Devers State School, formerly Myles Standish School for the Mentally Retarded. Turned into the hell hole for the mentally disabled in 1959. The school was originally a military camp used for transporting troops to Europe in WW II. The site was also used has a P.O.W. camp for 3,000 Germans and 4,000 Italians (no atrocities there).  A good portion of the school closed in 1991 due to tons of lawsuits for the mistreatment of patients. Dever was totaly shut down in 2002.