If you want to know more about the facility's history......
Joseph Spencer DeJarnette (September 29, 1866 – September 3, 1957) was the director of Western State Hospital (located in Staunton, Virginia) from 1905 to November 15, 1943. He was a bit of a poet.....
This is the law of Mendel,
- And often he maken it plain,
Defectives will breed defectives,
- And the insane breed insane.
Oh why do we allow these people
- To breed back to the monkey's nest,
To increase our country's burdens
- When we should only breed the best?