Hudson River State Hospital

¬†Construction began in 1868 and when it opened three years later, housed 40 patients. In 1952, it housed almost 6,000; and by 1976, as psychiatric treatment moved to medication management and community-centered care, the number of patients dwindled to fewer than 1,800. In 1994, Hudson River State Hospital merged with Harlem Valley State Hospital, and […]

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