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Early hospitals were not necessarily the gleaming facilities we know today.  Some have survived and offer a look at what patients endured in the past.  If you can let us know of others, please e-mail us.  
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  Wellington

  Chisholm Trail Museum

  502 North Washington

  Wellington                    KS           67152    

  Phone   620 326-3820

  Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/Wellington/museum.html

  Description  domestic life in 40 room former hospital

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Hospital

  New or Updated:             7/21/2005

 
 

 

 

 

 

  MA

  East Tewksbury

  Public Health Museum in Massachusetts

  365 East Street

  East Tewksbury  MA  01876    

  Phone 978 851-7321

  Web Site www.publichealthmuseum.org

  Description  by appt only, past and present public health issues, housed in 1894

                    Administration Building, WPA murals

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Building Type  Hospital

  Industry /Profession Medical

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:   6/28/2006

  MI
 
Delton
 
Bernard Historical Society & Museum
 
7135 West Delton Road
 
Delton  MI  49046    
 
Phone  616 623-5451
 
Web Site  http://www.delton-mi.com/bernard/
 
Description  collection includes 1933 hospital, 1865 cottage, 1873 school, country                         store, windmill, nature trail
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Building Type  Hospital
 
Kind of Activity  Trail
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  08/14/2003
New York
Rochester
Baker-Cederburg Museum & Archives
1425 Portland Ave
Rochester  NY  14621    
 
Phone  585 922-3521
 
Web Site  http://www.viahealth.org/archives/archivesindex.html
 
E-mail  mailto:phil.maples@viahealth.org
 
Description  hospital with a sense of it's past has records and memorabilia back to                       1847, dioramas, other medical collections
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Hospital
 
Industry /Profession  Medical
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
Texas
Post
Garza County Historical Museum
119 North Avenue N
Post TX
Phone 
806 495-2207
Web Site  http://www.posttexas.com/
E-mail  garzamuseum@door.net
Description  history of town founded by cereal magnate CW Post as his ideal community, in 1912 Sanitarium
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Sanitarium
Group Identity  Native American
Era  1912
Owner/Operator:  Caprock Cultural Association/Garza County
  VA
 
Lynchburg
 
Pest House Museum & Old City Cemetery
 
401 Taylor Street
 
Lynchburg VA   24501    
 
Phone   804 847-1465
 
Web Site  http://www.lynchburgonline.com/
 
Alt Web  http://www.gravegarden.org/pesthouse.htm
 
Description  Pest House and 1840's doctor's office
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type   Hospital
 
Industry /Profession Medical
 
New or Updated:    5/6/2004
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