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[[Image:HSH KIRK 02.jpg|200px|left]]An image taken around 1900 showing the corner of the new Administration Building (Left) with the Main Building in the background. The Main Building was completely demolished in 1910.
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|Body= [[Dorothea Dix Hospital|Dorothea Dix]] had refused to let the projected hospital be named after her, as many felt it should be. She agreed to have the site named "Dix Hill" after her grandfather, Doctor Elijah Dix. Since then the hospital has been known in the Raleigh area as "Dix Hill". Dorothea sent bibles, prayer books and pictures for the patients after the asylum opened. In 1870 she sent the asylum, at the request of the Board, an oil portrait of herself. Today the portrait is still housed on hospital property.  
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Latest revision as of 03:59, 5 July 2020

Featured Image Of The Week

Raleigh NC.JPG
Dorothea Dix had refused to let the projected hospital be named after her, as many felt it should be. She agreed to have the site named "Dix Hill" after her grandfather, Doctor Elijah Dix. Since then the hospital has been known in the Raleigh area as "Dix Hill". Dorothea sent bibles, prayer books and pictures for the patients after the asylum opened. In 1870 she sent the asylum, at the request of the Board, an oil portrait of herself. Today the portrait is still housed on hospital property.