Chippewa County Asylum
From Asylum Projects
|Chippewa County Asylum|
|Building Style||Single Building|
|Location||Chippewa Falls, WI|
|Architecture Style||Tudor Revival|
- 1894 - Chippewa County Board decided to build an insane asylum.
- 1901 – The decision was made to abandon the Poor Farm.
- 1902 – The County Home was erected to replace the Poor Farm.
- 1930 – Due to the increased number of indigents a new Home was built to house 60 and the old building was remodeled to house "trusty patients”
- 1945 – The Chippewa County Insane Asylum & County Home had capacity for 435.
- 1945 – 1955 Names changed to the Chippewa County Hospital and County Home
- 1967 – Chippewa County Board decided to build a nursing home
- 1970 – Construction began on the Golden Age Home
- 1971 – Patients were first admitted and the capacity was 193 beds.
- 1974 – County Board voted to build a new 160 bed facility to replace the old County Hospital and the new building was called Wissota Lakeside
- 1976 – Residents from County Hospital were transferred when project completed