The tour of the remaining Old Main buildings will take approximately 45 minutes. The plaques are not in sequential order, so you may choose anywhere to begin. It is suggested that you begin at Memorial Park and walk counterclockwise around Hospital Hill. Click on the links to see directions to each location.
History of Northampton State Hospital and Memorialization
Use of Coach House Over Time
Agriculture, Work Therapy, and Pliney Earle
Community Relationship to Hospital
Connections between Staff and Patients
Progression of Treatments Over Time
Expansion and Overcrowding
Redevelopment and Reuse
Kirkbride Architecture and "Save Old Main"