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Northville in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Near this location… The Inn and Women's Dormitory

Maybury Sanatorium 1921-1969

 
 
Near this location... The Inn and Women's Dormitory Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 20, 2021
1. Near this location... The Inn and Women's Dormitory Marker
Inscription.  
At the peak of its operation, Maybury Sanatorium employed about 480 people. Nearly half made their home in various buildings on the grounds. Two buildings in this area, the Inn and the Women's Dormitory, provided accommodations for female staff.

The single-story dormitory had rooms for medical attendants and women employed in the kitchens, dining rooms and laundry while dieticians, occupational therapists, technicians and office personnel were housed at the Inn.

"…it requires more than buildings and jobs and sick people to make a sanatorium. There must be spirit, interest, loyalty, vision, accomplishment."
-Dr. H.S. Willis, Superintendent and Medical Director, Maybury Manual, 1941

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 42° 25.705′ N, 83° 31.994′ W. Marker is in Northville, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Eight Mile Road just west of Garfield Road, on the right when traveling east. Located on the historic
Near this location... The Inn and Women's Dormitory Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 20, 2021
2. Near this location... The Inn and Women's Dormitory Marker
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trail of Maybury State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49601 Eight Mile Road, 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 Powerhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Near this location… The Nurse's Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Near this location… The Vaughan Infirmary (about 500 feet away); Near this location… The Administration Building (about 500 feet away); Near this location… The Ambulant Building (about 600 feet away); Near this location... The Men's Annex (about 700 feet away); Near this location… The Doctor's Home (about 800 feet away); Near this location...The Water Tower (approx. 0.3 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 ever rode a horse.
(Submitted on July 21, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.) 
 
Entrance to the Historic Trail at Maybury State Park image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, July 20, 2021
3. Entrance to the Historic Trail at Maybury State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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