Were They Insane?

A Visit to the Asylum - 1871
Census Records:
1888 Insane Asylum History
News Items - The Place
News Items - The People
Photos of Hospital for Insane
State Hospital Deaths 1906 - 1913
Mental Health Institute Cemetery

Lookups Available: Ledger Book, "Record of the Insane, Admitted to the Muscatine County Home/County Farm". First entry: November 7, 1878. Last entry: May 27, 1941. Many of the patients were transferred to, or transferred from the Mental Health Institute in Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa.

The ledger was found in West Liberty, Muscatine County, Iowa, donated to the Walcott Historical Society and loaned to the Henry County Heritage Trust for digitization.


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