Cottage, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

Contributed by Maine Historic Preservation Commission

Description

The Women's Cottage at the Maine State Sanatorium in Hebron. The facility at Greenwood Mountain served patients with tuberculosis, who slept in the open air in cottages like this one.

The state bought what had been a private facility in 1915 and opened other TB sanatoria in Fairfield and Presque Isle. This facility was renamed the Western Maine Sanatorium.

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About This Item

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

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Maine Historic Preservation Commission
55 Capitol Street, 65 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0065
(207) 287-2132
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