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Batavia Institute

  • Also Known As: Fox Hill Home
  • Asylum name: Bellevue Place

  • Address: 333 S Jefferson St
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Town,Elijah Shumway Architect
1875/05/20 Mary Todd Lincoln Mary Lincoln is committed to a private asylum, Bellevue Place, where she will visit with the superintendent's wife, takes rides in her carriage, talk to the Pattersons' retarded daughter Blanche, sit on the front stairs, and write letters.
1875/09/11 Mary Todd Lincoln Mary Lincoln leaves Bellevue Place.

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Particulars for Batavia Institute:
Sight Category Building
Historic Use Church school
Historic Use Clinic
Area of Significance Education
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Library
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use School
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 76000712
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Town,Elijah Shumway
Architectural Style: No style listed
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Education, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1853, 1867
Historic Function: Education, Health care, Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Church school, School, Library, Clinic
Current Function: Health care
Current Sub-Function:

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