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|Body= In 1854, the New Orleans City Council established a "[[New Orleans Insane Asylum|temporary asylum for the indigent insane]]" and gave Recorders of the various districts the power to commit patients to this facility "until provision can be made for their admission into the State asylum at Jackson." Although apparently intended as a stop-gap measure, the New Orleans Insane Asylum continued to admit patients until 1883, when it was closed and the remaining patients were transferred to Jackson.  
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|Body= In 1872, a site was selected and work began for the erection of the 500-bed, four-story, Gothic-style hospital building. The hospital originated due to overcrowded conditions at the Stockton Asylum, the first State Hospital. The doors of the unfinished entrance of [[Napa State Hospital]] opened on Monday, November 15, 1875, to the first individuals, two San Franciscans.
 
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Revision as of 03:36, 13 February 2022

Featured Image Of The Week

Napasnip.jpg
In 1872, a site was selected and work began for the erection of the 500-bed, four-story, Gothic-style hospital building. The hospital originated due to overcrowded conditions at the Stockton Asylum, the first State Hospital. The doors of the unfinished entrance of Napa State Hospital opened on Monday, November 15, 1875, to the first individuals, two San Franciscans.