Terrell State Hospital Historical

Terrell State Hospital Historical (HM1UOI)

Location: Terrell, TX 75160 Kaufman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 44.308', W 96° 15.7888242'

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Authorized 1883 by Legislature of Texas. Designed by J. N. Preston and sons, Austin. Built by John M'Donald. Opened in 1885 under administration of Dr. D. R. Wallace, superintendent, who was an internationally recognized pioneer psychiatrist.

Admitted 330 patients during first year. Gradually enlarged with 2,300 patients by 1920; it was largest hospital of its kind west of Mississippi.

No original buildings are left. Only the fountain in circular park and water tower remain from old hospital grounds.
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14H E 756459 N 6374391
Decimal Degrees32.73846667, -96.26314707
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.308', W 96° 15.7888242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 18.48" N, 96° 15' 47.329452" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1110-1228 E Brin St, Terrell TX 75160, US
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