Brandon Training School

Brandon Training School (HM1FSS)

Location: Silver Spring, VT 05733 Rutland County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 48.772', W 73° 6.197'

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Established in 1915, the program served Vermonters with mental retardation and developmental disabilities continuously until 1993. Founded as the Brandon State School for Feebleminded Children, the name was changed to Brandon State School in 1929 and later to the Brandon Training School. Begun as a working farm, many original structures still exist, including remnants of a horse racetrack visible from Route 7. The campus grew to include over 30 buildings and 400 acres, and served over 650 persons at its peak in 1968. In the 1980s the population of the facility declined as persons were served in community based programs. The Brandon Training School maintained a proud tradition of quality care and active training throughout its history.
Year Placed1993
Placed ByDepartment of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 652545 N 4852837
Decimal Degrees43.81286667, -73.10328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 48.772', W 73° 6.197'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 48' 46.32" N, 73° 6' 11.82" W
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Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 907 Grove St, Silver Spring VT 05733, US
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