Cresson Tuberculosis Sanatorium

Cresson Tuberculosis Sanatorium (HM1E61)

Location: Lilly, PA 15938 Cambria County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 27.4', W 78° 33.856'

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Pennsylvania's anti-tuberculosis campaign, led by Dept. of Health Commissioner S.G. Dixon, included three state-run sanatoria. Est. 1913, Cresson was a model for the nation. It was first to be racially integrated, run a school of nursing, and offer an elementary school. Its high elevation was considered beneficial for providing therapeutic fresh air to patients. Built on land donated by Andrew Carnegie, 40,000 patients were treated from 1913 to 1964.
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HM NumberHM1E61
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Year Placed2014
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 706531 N 4481294
Decimal Degrees40.45666667, -78.56426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 27.4', W 78° 33.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 27' 24.00" N, 78° 33' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8196 State Rte 2014, Lilly PA 15938, US
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