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Weston State Hospital


1858

Construction began on Weston State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1858

1862

The Reorganized Government of Virginia added $40,000 for Weston State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1862

1863

The name was changed to West Virginia Hospital for the Insane

Other events that happened on or around 1863

Oct 22, 1864

The first patients entered Weston State Hospital

1868

Reported 200 patients were being cared for at Weston State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1868

1870

Legislature voted for additional buildings at Weston State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1870

1873

Separate rooms for black patients were added at Weston State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1873

1913

Legislature changed the name to Weston State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1913

Oct 03, 1935

A patient started a fire that destroyed six buildings at Weston State Hospital

Apr 19, 1978

Weston State Hospital was added to the National Register of Historic Places

Jun 21, 1990

Weston State Hospital became a National Historic Landmark

1994

Weston State Hospital closed

Other events that happened on or around 1994


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