Danvers State Hospital with Katherine Anderson

Hosted By: 

Danvers Historical Society

Scheduling Note: 

Presentation will begin at 7:05, Q&A at 7:45
An evening with author Katherine Anderson discussing the history of the Mental Health Industry, Asylum Architecture, and the unique stories at Danvers State Hospital. Katherine will present a slide show and a brief history of the hospital and a larger collection of artifacts than at last year's presentation. Attendees are encouraged to share their stories. Current status of the unfinished memorial and cemetery preservation will be discussed, and books will be available for purchase and signing.

Special Instructions: 

This was a very popular event last winter, so please arrive on-time to ensure seating.



Facility Features: 

Event Telephone: 


13 Page Street, DANVERS, MA, 01923

Driving Directions: 

From Interstate 95 and Route One, take 62 East. Right on Route 35 (towards Salem) into Danvers Square. Right at 2nd light onto Elm Street, and first right onto Page Street. From route 128, take route 35 west into Danvers Square. At 2nd light, take left onto Elm Street, and first right onto Page Street. PARKING: Parking at municipal lots and handicapped parking behind Tapley Hall.