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==History==
 
The Hospital first opened in 1903 as a State Hospital for Epileptics. In 1957 the Hospital was renamed Parsons State Hospital and Training Center and began providing programs for individuals with mental retardation. The Hospital occupies 43 buildings on 163 acres. Major components include residential services, the University Center on Developmental Disabilities and the Parsons Research Center for the University of Kansas, the Special Purpose School of the Southeast Regional Education Service Center, and the Southeast Kansas Agricultural Research Center of Kansas State University.
 
The Hospital first opened in 1903 as a State Hospital for Epileptics. In 1957 the Hospital was renamed Parsons State Hospital and Training Center and began providing programs for individuals with mental retardation. The Hospital occupies 43 buildings on 163 acres. Major components include residential services, the University Center on Developmental Disabilities and the Parsons Research Center for the University of Kansas, the Special Purpose School of the Southeast Regional Education Service Center, and the Southeast Kansas Agricultural Research Center of Kansas State University.
  
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==Cemetery==
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The cemetery holds the remains of about 700-800 former patients. Most graves are marked with a metal tag with the patients name only.
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== Links ==
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*[http://cdm16884.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16884coll96/searchterm/SR24-10/field/identi/mode/exact/conn/and/order/govern/ad/desc PSH&TC Newsletter, 2007-2015]
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*[http://cdm16884.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p16884coll96/searchterm/SR24-11/field/identi/mode/exact/conn/and/order/govern/ad/desc The Monthly Buzz: STAND Adult Self Advocacy Group Newsletter, 2010-2014]
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Latest revision as of 10:33, 9 September 2015

Parsons State Hospital
Parsons State Hospital
Construction Began 1903
Current Status Active
Building Style Cottage Plan
Alternate Names
  • Parsons State Hospital and Training Center
  • State Hospital for Epileptics



History[edit]

The Hospital first opened in 1903 as a State Hospital for Epileptics. In 1957 the Hospital was renamed Parsons State Hospital and Training Center and began providing programs for individuals with mental retardation. The Hospital occupies 43 buildings on 163 acres. Major components include residential services, the University Center on Developmental Disabilities and the Parsons Research Center for the University of Kansas, the Special Purpose School of the Southeast Regional Education Service Center, and the Southeast Kansas Agricultural Research Center of Kansas State University.

Images of Parsons State Hospital[edit]

Main Image Gallery: Parsons State Hospital


Cemetery[edit]

The cemetery holds the remains of about 700-800 former patients. Most graves are marked with a metal tag with the patients name only.

Links[edit]