Near this location… The Children's Unit
Maybury Sanatorium 1921-1969
Length of treatment ranged from a few months to several years, depending on the severity of the disease. Visits from family members were limited to only six hours per week.
Mr. Maybury "...obtained the greatest delight from his visits to the children's unit and he sought to make every child believe that he would some day go home, cured of the disease, and able to enjoy the same activities as the other youngsters of the neighborhood."
The Northville Record, Nov. 6, 1931
"Listen...you can hear the laughter of the children from the past on their way to recovery."
Bob Bishop, child patient from October 1941-April 1942. He was 8 years old while at Maybury.
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Location. 42° 25.648′ N, 83° 31.267′ W. Marker is near Northville, Michigan, in Wayne County. Located on the historic trail of Maybury State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49601 Eight Mile Rd, Northville MI 48167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Near this location… The Children's Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Near this location… The Sanatorium Entrance (approx. half a mile away); Near this location... The Men's Annex (approx. half a mile away); Maybury Sanatorium (approx. half a mile away); Near this location… The Nurse's Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Near this location… The Inn and Women's Dormitory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Near this location… The Powerhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Near this location… The Administration Building (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northville.
More about this marker. This marker is one of a series on The Maybury Sanatorium which operated on the site of the state park from 1921-1969.
Also see . . . Maybury Sanitorium. Excerpt:
There isn't much left of it these days, aside from a couple scraps of rubble here and there in the woods. The beautiful wooded hills have been preserved for public recreation however, and it may be fondly remembered by most Metro-Detroiters as the one and only place that they(Submitted on July 21, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
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