Kentucky’s first tuberculosis hospital burns twice, then takes on the burden of a closing Waverly Hills Sanatorium.
Nopeming Sanatorium carried the burden of an epidemic for one of America’s key industrial boomtowns, before it was cut up, smashed-in, and swept under the rug. Now is the time for me to tell its story. Featured on Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures in 2015.
A private tuberculosis hospital outside the Twin Cities, preserved through reuse, resilient despite neglect.
Do you like Art Deco style buildings? How about in a State Hospital from the 1930s? As I write, this old hospital is being turned into an assisted care facility–find out what came before.
North Dakota’s only public tuberculosis sanatorium served from 1912 to 1987. Since then it’s served thousands, but now it’s under demolition by neglect. What is that barbed wire hiding, anyway?