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Revision as of 23:42, 7 May 2013

Belle Mead Farm Colony & Sanatorium
Belle Mead Sanatorium
Established 1910
Construction Began 1908
Construction Ended 1910
Opened 1910
Closed 1956
Demolished still in progress
Current Status Active as carrier clinic
Building Style Kirkbride Plan
Architect(s) John Joseph Kindred
Location Belle Mead
Alternate Names
  • Carrier Clinic
  • East Mountain Hospital


established in 1910 as the Belle Mead farm Colony and sanatorium by Dr. John Joseph Kindred, the facility we now know as Carrier Clinic was initially brought to life via the inspiration “to establish and maintain a colony for the care and treatment of sick persons, and particularly for the care and treatment of nervous and mental diseases and also all allied diseases.” even back then, Belle Mead in Montgomery township, new Jersey, was the ideal place for such a farm colony, with its fertile land and convenient access to new York and philadelphia where products could be easily transported via the philadelphia and reading railroad. indeed, the first object listed in the Certificate of incorporation was to operate as a commercial farm

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  • “A Mind That Found Itself.” By Clifford Beers