Other names: Farm Colony for Epileptics, Caro State Home for Epileptics, Caro State Hospital, Caro Regional Mental Health Center.
Originally established in 1914 in Wahjamega southwest of Caro as a Farm Colony for Epileptics; currently named Caro Regional Mental Health Center. Recently functioning as a mental health facility with programs for both the developmentally disabled and the mentally ill. Still in some sort of operation (2002) with many buildings remaining. Caro is located in the western part of Michigan's Thumb region. Caro is located about 40 miles north of Lapeer, where the "Lapeer State Home" was located. The buildings are very visible just south of highway M-81.