Kings Park State Hospital at one time was a chief employer for the area. Many of those employees lived in Kings Park. It was the hub of the town providing not only employment but also a social network and bonds that continued outside hospital walls.
It has been 15 years since it officially closed and a reunion is taking place this Friday at Larkfield Manor.
As you sip your morning drink and think of your friends and family, we wonder how many will put their mug down and say, yeah, I know somebody. Let us know in our comment section below.