1. Tuberculosis Outbreak - During the late 1970's a massive Tuberculosis outbreak occured
in the Hospital. The Board of Directors and Doctor's saw no solution but to lock the doors of the Hospital leaving all
of the infected patients and those with the Risk of Ilness inside to die.
2. The Mad Rule The Grounds and The Woods , Part I - At some point in the early
1980's the patients overthrew the Hospital. They murdered all the Doctors, Nurses and other Staff. They then rampaged
out of the Hospital and into the surrounding woods where they then terrorized the town of Bowie. Some still remain hidden
in the Hospital Buildings and woods. *The Hospital is also a Criminally Insane Hospital in this rumor*
3. The Mad Rule The Grounds and The Woods , Part II - The same story as Part I, except
the funding for the Hospital was cut and then Hospital had to be shut down. With no other Hospital for these patients
to be transfered to, they we let loose into the streets, where they then roamed the woods, abandoned buildings, and terrorized
4. The Fire - The criminally insane patients overthrew the Hospital in the
late 1970's and then set it to fire, before escaping the horrid conditions and abuse from the Staff of the Hospital.
*This one is very silly due to the fact that the Hospital did not suffer a disasterous fire*
5. The Goatman - This is another local Bowie legend, that at some point mentions
the Hospital. It is said that the Goatman is the result of
A. A horrid experiment while working at the nearby Department of Agriculture when testing Goat and Human DNA
B. A horrid experiment when working with Goat and Human DNA, trying to find a way to bring his recently deceased
wife back from the grave.
C. An evil half man, half goat Satyr looking breast who somehow found his way to bowie from a Hellmouth.
The Goatman roams the woods surrounding Glenn Dale Hosptial and Prince Georges County, sometimes living in the abandoned
buildings. It kills and mutilates wild animals, as well as cats, dogs, and the occasional human.
This rumor has even been made into a Halloween Trail of Terror, in the Woods surrounding Glenn Dale Hospital where
you see the victims and finally stumble upon the mad scientists lair, where you may be the next victim. For more information
on this, go to http://users.dsdial.net/~goatman/index.htm.