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Park City Miners Hospital| Miner's Hospital Community Center]] is a historic building that now serves the Park City community as meeting space for nonprofits, corporate retreats, weddings and parties. There are four floors that can be reserved interdependently or in combination for up to 100 people. The building is surrounded by gardens nestled in the middle of City Park. It is easy to access from the free transit system red bus line or by bike or on foot on the paved path. |+|
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The Kentucky General Assembly changed the name of the hospital to Western State Hospital
in 1919. Investigations by state officials and the Welfare Committee in the late 1930s resulted in renovations and higher standards. In 1950, 2,200 patients were admitted as "incompetent" with loss of rights. Tranquilizers came into use in 1955. By the late 1950s, several psychotropic medications were being marketed and there was a deinstitutionalization effort to weed out patients that did not need to be at the facility.