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Historic Asylums

Monson State Hospital

Palmer, Massachusetts

Other names:

  • State Almshouse at Monson (opened 1852)
  • Massachusetts Hospital for Epileptics (name change, 1895)
  • Monson State Developmental Center

    Postcard Images (One can be seen to the upper-right. Click on links to view. The four below are from the personal collection of Eric Erickson):

  • Bird's Eye View #1
  • Women's Building
  • Dispensary
  • Mass. Hospital for Epileptics
  • Women's South
  • Bird's Eye View #2
  • Bird's Eye View #3, Color
  • Quaboag River
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