NRHP: Beatrice State Development Farm
Beatrice State Development Farm
NRHP Reference #: 97001521
NRHP Listing Date: 19971208
vicinity of Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska
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This institution was established in 1885 for the care of the developmentally disabled. The farm buildings represent a period of the institution's history when it was largely self-sufficient with the majority of dairy, meat, and produce raised and processed by residents and staff.
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