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Harrisburg State Hospital
Established April 14, 1845
Construction Began 1849 (Kirkbride Building)
1893 (Cottage Plan Buildings)
Opened 1851
Closed 2006
Demolished 1910 (Kirkbride Building Only)
Current Status Active and Preserved
Building Style Kirkbride Plan
Architect(s) Kirkbride Building: John Haviland
Cottage Plan Buildings: Addison Hutton & John Dempwolf
Location Harrisburg, PA
Peak Patient Population 2,441 with 437 on parole in 1947
Alternate Names Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital & Union Asylum for the Insane
City On The Hill (unofficial)




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