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Dorothea Dix Library and Museum

Cameron Street, McClay Street, Harrisburg, PA
+1 717-772-7561
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What a shame!

A couple of us stopped by the other day to check on this important relic of nursing history. We... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2014
PSUForever1
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Museum No Longer Open

This lovely monument to Dorothea Dix had fallen into disrepair and seems to be in the process of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2011
ATiredReader
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Harrisburg, PA
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23 Jul 2014
“What a shame!”
13 Sep 2011
“Museum No Longer Open”
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Cameron Street, McClay Street, Harrisburg, PA
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+1 717-772-7561
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

A couple of us stopped by the other day to check on this important relic of nursing history. We were appalled to find out that the museum is stripped! And there is no information as to where the contents of this museum are. Dorothea Dix...More

4  Thank PSUForever1
Reviewed 14 September 2011

This lovely monument to Dorothea Dix had fallen into disrepair and seems to be in the process of being fixed. However, it's been in this shape for several months, and there's no indication that progress is being made. There is nothing to see here. This...More

9  Thank ATiredReader
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