Utah State Hospital Museum – Provo UT

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The Museum at the historic Utah State Hospital for the mentally handicapped was formerly the Superintendent’s Residence, which was constructed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in 1936-37 as part of a general improvements to the state hospital complex.  That work included renovations to the Central Administration Building and a Recreational Center (now the Castle Amphitheater).

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https://www.deseretnews.com/article/700259466/Provo-museum-is-a-window-into-treating-mentally-ill.html

https://npgallery.nps.gov/pdfhost/docs/NRHP/Text/86000746.pdf

 

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 28, 2016.
Additional contributions by Richard Walker.

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Location Info


1079 E Center St.
Provo, UT 84606

Coordinates: 40.233876, -111.640067

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