|6:49:23 PM - Tue, Dec 25th 2012
|Northcoast Behavioral/Western Reserve/Hawthorn|
Quote:Sagamore Tue 19th 2:05 am
I'm a history buff and become interested in learning about the history of the old Hawthornden State Hospital in Sagamore Hills, Ohio. I'm especially interested in old grounds of the facility and how it was being used back when it was known as Hawthornden and then as Western Reserve. Much of the surrounding area is wooded and the remains of old buildings, roads, and pathways throughout the property.
It would be greatly appreciated if someone could point to towards books, articles or people I could speak with about this facility.
I have worked at the hospital for the past 29 years and also have a webpage about and called the History of Akron & Summit County. Akronhistory.org akronhistory/facebook.com
Currently I am working on a history of the hospital. I am still in the research stages but so far I have collected many pictures, maps, and other information including a couple of histories through the '50s/'60s. Once I have completed a current history, I'll post it on my blog (akronhistory.org/blog) then come back on here and let you and the others know.