Superintendent's cottage, State Sanatorium, Walker

Superintendent's cottage, State Sanatorium, Walker

Superintendent's Cottage at the Minnesota State Sanatorium, 1913. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard.

Cottage C, State Sanatorium, Walker

Cottage C, State Sanatorium, Walker

Cottage C at the Minnesota State Sanatorium, 1913. Photographer: Charles J. Hibbard.

State Sanatorium, Cass County

State Sanatorium, Cass County

Postcard showing the construction of an early sanatorium building, c.1910.

Minnesota State Sanatorium for Consumptives, Cass County

In 1906, construction began for the Minnesota State Sanatorium for Consumptives, or Ah-Gwah-Ching, about three miles south of Walker in Cass County. Overlooking Shingobee Bay on the south shore of Leech Lake, the hospital evolved into a massive complex of distinctive buildings.

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