monson state hospital
Posted 09 March 2005 - 07:02 PM
Posted 09 March 2005 - 07:18 PM
Here's a site with a very detailed account of the history...Have you tried checking a local library? Mine has a section on history of the area..or even contact this historical society..
Posted 09 March 2005 - 07:22 PM
Hampshire County - 200 State Ave., Monson
(6710 acres, 46 buildings, 7 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Classical Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Health/Medicine, Architecture, Social History, Education
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Hospital, Institutional Housing, School
Current Function: Health Care, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Hospital
from another messageboard..
Best of luck! I may just check this place out meself the next time I am up that way..im going to mapquest it right now.. lol
Posted 09 March 2005 - 07:24 PM
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Posted 09 March 2005 - 08:14 PM
RUTLAND HEIGHTS HOSP
RUTLAND, MA 01543
RUTLAND - If Robert A. Featherstone is correct, rats are becoming a problem worthy of a bad B movie in Rutland.
Mr. Featherstone, of 118 Maple Ave., alleges his home is being invaded by rats unleashed by the preliminary demolition work at Rutland Heights Hospital. Over the last three weeks, he said, he has seen seven, caught three, fended one off with a fireplace poker, and is now afraid to let his 17-month-old baby sleep in her crib.
His two older children sleep in the living room rather
Posted 09 March 2005 - 08:23 PM
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