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|−|[[Image :HSH KIRK 02.jpg| 250px| left]] An image of [[ Harrisburg State Hospital]] taken around 1900 showing the corner of the new Administration Building (Left) with the Main Building in the background. The Harrisburg State Hospital was created as the Pennsylvania State Lunatic Hospital and Union Asylum for the Insane in 1845 to provide care for mentally ill persons throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This hospital is currently the oldest hospital within the Pennsylvania public mental health system. |+|
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The first buildings were erected
in 1890 and consisted of a central administration building, with a wing on each side and a rear wing for the kitchen, engine room and laundry. The entire plant was made of brick, with a granite foundation, lathed and plastered inside. Each wing was three stories high and accommodated 150 patients.