Museum

 

Watercolor of the Main Building at Spring Grove (On display at the Alumni Museum)The Spring Grove Hospital Center Alumni Museum is located on the campus of Spring Grove Hospital Center, in the Garrett Building, ground floor. The museum's modest collection includes photographs and drawings from throughout the hospital's history, as well as a small library of hospital-related documents, several pieces of period furniture, early medical equipment, and other objects of interest. All are welcome. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Large groups are asked to telephone in advance. All tours are guided. There is no charge for admission. Free parking is available adjacent to the Garrett Building. Please enter through the west (right) side entrance. The normal hours of operation are Thursdays 10 am - 2 pm, and other times by appointment (call 410.402.7856).
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Photographs of the Alumni Museum
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The Museum Committee Bell From the Old Main Building Spring Grove Float from the 1997 Independence Day Parade Psychology Department Display African American Firsts at Spring Grove Historic Photographs Farm Tools Desk and Time Clock Recreation of Patient Bedroom (Circa 1920's) Gazebo Model and Bell Farm Tools and other Artifacts Historic Photographs Display of Historic Medical Equipment Athletics at Spring Grove The Museum is Located in the Garrett Building

 

From the Museum's Collection

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activity2.jpg (41025 bytes)Male Attendants, 1897The Foster Clinic (World War I Era)Colorized photograph of the Main Building, 1910Photograph of the Main ("Central") Bldg, 1920sA scene from the Spring Grove grounds, 19th CenturyThe original hospital, as it appeared in a lithograph, published in "Views of the Most Interesting Objects" (1848?) Spring Grove Nurses, 1897 The Cottage for "Colored Women," around 1906An operating room in the Garrett Building, 1940Sun Parlor, Foster-Wade Buildiing, c. 1928Employee Cottages, 1940sCottage for "Colored Women"  c. 1906Spring Grove's 1949 Baseball TeamThe Bland-Bryant Building, c. 1930The Garrett Buidling, c. 1934The Hillcrest ("Criminal") Building, c. 1921The Amusement Hall, Main Building, 1899Refectory, Main Building, 1890sDormitory, Main Building, 1890sParlor, Main Building, c. 1900Sun Porch, Main Building, c. 1915Superintendent's Ofiice, Main Building, Early 1900sPatient's Tent on the Hospital Grounds, c. 1900The Wade Avenue Gatehouse ("Lodge"), 1890sWard, Main Building, 1890sWard, Female Department, Main Building.  c. 1900Aerial View of the Main and Foster-Wade Buildings, 1927

 

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