Timeline: 1868 – 2012

This timeline is on display in the main hall of the Hudson River Psychiatric Center Historical Society museum: • 1867 Poughkeepsie chosen as site for the Hudson River Asylum • 1869 Main Building designed by Vaux, Withers and Co • 1871 First 7 patients admitted • 1886 HRSH School of Nursing founded • 1889 Central Group and Edgewood opened • 1891…