An iconic institution once stood in the heart of Allentown, Pennsylvania – the Allentown State Hospital. With its imposing faç
The Dawn of an Institution In the heart of Athens, Ohio, a symbol of historical significance has withstood the test of time: the Athens Lunatic Asylum.
The Genesis: How Pennhurst State School and Hospital Came to Be At the turn of the 20th century, Pennsylvania was grappling with an urgent need for specialized
A Beacon of Hope and Restoration A significant institution was born in the rural tranquility of Manteno in Kankakee County, Illinois. Nestled amidst green
A Historical Landmark Steeped in Memory Nestled in the hamlet of Barkersville, in Galway, New York, the Saratoga County Homestead, more familiarly known
Unveiling the Early Years Tucked away in Salamanca, New York, lies a landmark steeped in history and mystical – the Wildwood Sanitarium.
Genesis of a New Era in Mental Health Nestled in the heart of Columbia, South Carolina, lies a significant relic of American history –
Establishment and Architectural Grandeur The inception of the Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, Kentucky, traces back to the early 20th century.
Founding and Early Years Danvers State Hospital, situated in Danvers, Massachusetts, was a well-known psychiatric facility. Architect Nathaniel Jeremiah
Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, Georgia, holds a prominent place in the history of mental healthcare in the United States. Established in 1842
The Visionary Behind Rockhaven: Agnes Richards In 1923, psychiatric nurse Agnes Traviss Richards founded Rockhaven Sanitarium, a private mental health
Kings Park Asylum, officially known as the Kings Park Psychiatric Center (KPPC), was a state-run psychiatric hospital in Kings Park, New York.
A Chilling Reminder of a Dark Past Nestled on a hill in Staunton, Virginia, the abandoned DeJarnette Sanitarium is a haunting reminder of a dark past in
The Beginnings of a Vision The Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) is a historical gem in Pittsburgh’s Central Northside neighborhood.
A National Treasure for Pediatric Care Texas Children’s Hospital, located in Houston, Texas, is a nationally ranked, freestanding 973-bed hospital
A Look Back at Broward Health’s Roots In the early days of Broward County, Florida, the community faced a shortage of reliable medical facilities.
The Mayo Clinic, founded by William Worrall Mayo and his sons Will and Charlie, has grown from a small medical practice in Rochester, Minnesota, to a world-renowned
The History of Northwestern Memorial Hospital The Beginnings Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s (NMH) storied past began in 1865 when local reverend William A.