What a treasure this Museum is, it's a part of the history of Wellington County area that everyone who came from here and had ancestors here should be interested in. The Museum curators have done an amazing job of re-telling the tragic but life saving stories of all who entered the doors. One cannot imagine living as we do now that these poor souls had nowhere else to go, they had absolutely nothing but the rags on their back when they arrived. For years the mentally deranged were housed with everyone else which no doubt lead to more misery for some inmates. Eventually a wing was added for those in need of supervision. The fact the our own relatives could have ended up there sends shivers up the spine, but they were the lucky ones who managed to live through those desperate years. A must see for anyone slightly interested in the regions history.
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