Aradale Mental Hospital

Aradale Mental Hospital

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Aradale Mental Hospital was an Australian psychiatric hospital, located in Ararat, a rural city in Victoria, Australia. Originally known as Ararat Lunatic Asylum, Aradale and its two sister asylums at Kew and Beechworth were commissioned to accommodate the growing number of 'lunatics' in the colony of Victoria. Construction began in 1860, and the guardhouses are listed as being built in 1866 though the list of patients extends as far back as the year before (1865). It was closed as an asylum in 1998 and in 2001 became a campus of the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) administered Australian College of Wine.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Chrono Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136573504
  • 9786136573502