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Wednesday, December 24, 2014


Trudeau, Essex County, N.Y.

The Trudeau Sanatorium was established for the treatment of Tuberculosis.

The following images and information about the Sanatorium was pulled from a "promotional" brochure printed in 1943.

The Sanatorium Opened in 1884 - initially one cottage for 2 patients.

Front Cover

At the time of the publication of this brochure the population was about 200.

Typical stay in the Sanatorium was 6 months.

The Sanatorium was closed in 1954 when antibiotics were found that effectively ended Tuberculosis.   The property was sold in about 1957.   

In 1995 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Administration Building Lobby-Dinning Room In Background

Cost of Serive was subsisdised resulting in these rates posted in the brochure

$16 per week for Room and Board

$5 fee for all routine Laboratory Fees (paid at admission)

Back Brochure Cover - Mellon Library

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