Common Ground: Historical Society Tour of State Hospital Cemetery
Season 13, Episode 14
Chris Schuelke of the Otter Tail Historical Society leads a tour of the Fergus Falls State Hospital Cemetery. From the first documented burial in 1890 to the last in 1968, nearly 3200 people were interred at these cemeteries. His tour explores the history of the hospital, the unmarked graves, the names, their lives and the tough times that brought them to their fates there.