Raven's Craig or Pest House


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Communicable diseases were a threat in early Alpena. This building, referred to as the "Pest House," was used to quarantine patients. The name is derived from "pestilence," which refers to an infectious disease. The house was located on the grounds of the present hospital.
Inscriptions:
"Dr. Dunlop's Raven Craig, 1900. J.T. Bostwick Farm, 1880, later City Detention Hospital"
Date of Original:
1900
Dimensions:
Width: 5802 px
Height: 4567 px
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5802px
Image Height: 4567px
Subject(s):
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Location of "Pest House":
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.0769557336989
    Latitude: 45.0769557336989 Longitude: -83.4492294921875
Donor:
Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Fred Trelfa Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Raven's Craig or Pest House
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Raven's Craig or Pest House


Communicable diseases were a threat in early Alpena. This building, referred to as the "Pest House," was used to quarantine patients. The name is derived from "pestilence," which refers to an infectious disease. The house was located on the grounds of the present hospital.