Lab, examining room, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909

Contributed by Maine Historic Preservation Commission


The pharmacy, laboratory and examining office at the Maine State Sanatorium for Pulmonary Diseases in Hebron.

The privately operated sanatorium, which opened in 1904, focused on fresh air, rest, and high-protein food for treatment of tuberculosis.

The "open air treatment" did not include use of drugs, other than those used "in every day disturbances," according to a promotional brochure.

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  • Title: Lab, examining room, Maine State Sanatorium, Hebron, ca. 1909
  • Creator: Shaylor Engraving Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1909
  • Subject Date: circa 1909
  • Location: Hebron, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Engraving
  • 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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