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|Body= [[Butler Hospital]] opened its doors in 1847, making it the oldest hospital in the state and one of the oldest psychiatric facilities in the country. Its present day campus was purchased with the support of one of the country's earliest human rights activists -- Dorothea Dix. Local citizens donated as little as a dollar each to see the hospital construction through to completion.       
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|Body= The Utica Psychiatric Center, also known as [[Utica State Hospital]], which opened in Utica in 1843, was New York's first state-run facility designed to care for the mentally ill and was one of the first such institutions in the United States, predating and perhaps influencing the Kirkbride Plan which called for similar institutions nation-wide. It was originally called the New York State Lunatic Asylum at Utica. The Greek Revival structure was designed by Captain William Clarke and was funded through a combination of money provided by the state and contributions raised by Utica residents.       
 
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Featured Image Of The Week

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The Utica Psychiatric Center, also known as Utica State Hospital, which opened in Utica in 1843, was New York's first state-run facility designed to care for the mentally ill and was one of the first such institutions in the United States, predating and perhaps influencing the Kirkbride Plan which called for similar institutions nation-wide. It was originally called the New York State Lunatic Asylum at Utica. The Greek Revival structure was designed by Captain William Clarke and was funded through a combination of money provided by the state and contributions raised by Utica residents.