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Cottage for women, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

Contributed by Maine Historic Preservation Commission

A cottage for women at the Maine State Sanatorium for tuberculosis patients.

The hospital, at Greenwood Mountain in Hebron, was privately operated and treated TB with lots of fresh air, a protein-rich diet, and rest.

The winds of the cottage are sleeping pavilions that allowed patients to sleep in the open air on porches or in rooms that were open to the porches.

Other Information


  • Title: Cottage for women, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909
  • Creator: Shaylor Engraving Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1909
  • Subject Date: circa 1909
  • Local Name: Greenwood Mountain
  • Town: Hebron
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Engraving
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historic Preservation Commission
55 Capitol Street, 65 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0065
(207) 287-2132
http://www.maine.gov/mhpc

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