1872, a site was selected and work began for the erection of the 500-bed, four-story, Gothic-style hospital building. The hospital originated due to overcrowded conditions at the Stockton Asylum, the first State Hospital. The doors of the unfinished entrance of [[ Napa State Hospital]] opened on Monday, November 15, 1875, to the first individuals, two San Franciscans. |+|
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The first era is the Early History 1840 to 1946. In 1834 the Maine Legislature passed a resolve to establish the Maine Insane Hospital
and appropriated $20,000 for this purpose. Matching funds were donated by private indivduals. As a result, this the doors to the hospital, built of Hallowell granite, opened in October of 1840.