Near Highland in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Patton State Hospital
— April 17, 2015 —
Established to honor those men and women who have lived, worked and received treatment at this institution; and to reflect on the significant role it has played in the advancement of psychiatric treatment in California.
Through this museum we endeavor to honor the past, live in the present and look to the future.
Erected 2015 by California Department of State Hospitals.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Law Enforcement • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
Location. 34° 8.225′ N, 117° 13.167′ W. Marker is near Highland, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker can be reached from Highland Avenue, 0.4 miles east of Victoria Avenue, on the left when traveling east. The museum is open by appointment only. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3102 E Highland Ave, Highland CA 92346, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Cannon (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Arrowhead Landmark (approx. 4 miles away); Plunge Creek Bridge (approx. 4.1 miles Aurantia Park (approx. 4.1 miles away); World’s First McDonald’s (approx. 4.4 miles away); First McDonalds, San Bernardino, California (approx. 4.4 miles away); Officer Big Mac (approx. 4.4 miles away); Musical Railing (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highland.
Regarding Patton State Hospital. At its peak in the 1970s, the hospital had 5,600 patients in its care. Today, the number is close to 1,500, with 2,000 staff members. Patton is one of seven state hospitals that care for those suffering from a variety of mental disorders. Most have been sent there by the courts for a variety of offenses.
Also see . . . Patton Museum Tours. (Submitted on May 12, 2022.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.