Bryce Hospital Cemetery #2

Bryce Hospital Cemetery #2 (HMR2M)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35404 Tuscaloosa County
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N 33° 13.149', W 87° 31.469'

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One of four historic cemeteries located on the campus of Bryce Hospital, Alabama's oldest mental health facility, this cemetery was established in 1922 and was closed for burials in 1953. It contains approximately 1550 burials mostly marked with simple, chronologically numbered concrete grave markers that correspond to cemetery ledger books in the possession of the Alabama Department of Mental Health. Bryce Hospital is one of the most historic and architecturally significant public institutions in the U.S. Established in 1852 at the height of the psychiatric reform movement known as "moral treatment," the hospital was among the first mental health facilities in the country to employ architectural design and a pastoral setting as essential components in the treatment of mental illness. Through Wyatt v. Stickney, the landmark federal lawsuit initiated in 1971, Bryce Hospital became the center of the civil rights movement for people who experience mental illness.

Listed in the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register
HM NumberHMR2M
Year Placed2009
Placed ByAlabama Historical Commission and by Descendants of Drs. W. D. and R. C. Partlow
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 451126 N 3675704
Decimal Degrees33.21915000, -87.52448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 13.149', W 87° 31.469'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 13' 8.94" N, 87° 31' 28.14" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2517-2577 Co Rd 88, Tuscaloosa AL 35404, US
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