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Salem’s Claim to Fame State Hospital to be destroyed.

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Most everybody who drives by Oregon’s State Hospital knows the academy award winning story, One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

The historic building that it was filmed in will soon be destroyed.

The movie earned Best Actor, (Jack Nicholson), Best Actress (Louise Fletcher), Best Director, (Milos Forman), Best Picture and best Writing & Screenplay.

Louise Fletcher is best known for her role as Nurse Ratched in the critically acclaimed, One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest. For Generation Xers however, she is known as the Kai Winn on the hit sci-fi series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

In my opinion the grounds of the facility have to me always seemed to be kept up quite nicely.  However by not painting the facility it seemed they were absorbing some operational costs the for the last decade.

The facility it seems is still being put to use for the time being.


Written by gettheconcept

September 13, 2008 at 9:04 pm

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