State TB Sanatorium Rutland Massachusetts Hospital

Real photo postcard rppc State Sanatorium Rutland Massachusetts Hospital An eBayer wrote saying that: it was a tuberculosis sanatorium, quite large and famous in its day, locally at least.

Insane Asylum ?? eddy ware mass. ? Rutland is a town in Worcester County , Massachusetts , United States . The population was 6,353 at the 2000 census. Worcester County's only buffalo herd is located in Rutland, at Alta Vista Farm. Rutland is the geographic center of Massachusetts; a tree, The Central Tree, located on Central Tree Rd. marks the general spot.

For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Rutland, please see the article Rutland (CDP) , Massachusetts .

The town of Rutland is a residential hill town. Rutland's original lands of about 12 square miles were purchased from natives in Natick's Indian Praying Town in 1686. Frontier hostilities delayed settlement and the land wasn't finally cut up until 1714 when 62 lots of 30 acres each were finally distributed. Settlers in Rutland came from older eastern towns, like Boston, Lexington, Concord and Sudbury. First settled in 1719, the town suffered repeated Indian attacks with thelast death from Indian warfare recorded in 1724. T were about 1,000 people in town in 1765 when a disastrous epidemic of dysentery killed 60 children of the town.
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