Once a TB Ward, Turned to a Prison, and Finally Left to Decay — Architectural Afterlife (Reblog)

Once a tuberculosis sanatorium, converted to a medium-security state correctional institution. Early history In the early 1900s, Samuel G. Dixon – Pennsylvania’s Commissioner of Health – had been searching for locations in the mountains to place a tuberculosis hospital. He was seeking a location here specifically due to the benefits of open air and exercise…

Once a TB Ward, Turned to a Prison, and Finally Left to Decay — Architectural Afterlife

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