Van Nuys, Indiana facts for kids
|Elevation||994 ft (303 m)|
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Van Nuys is located at.
Van Nuys was named for the first medical doctor to be the director of the Indiana Village for Epileptics circa 1905. The Indiana Village for Epileptics later became New Castle State Hospital and was then renamed the New Castle Developmental Training Center before it was eventually closed.
Today the site contains a privately held prison which contracts to hold prisoners from Indiana and a number of other states.
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