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Tioranda, Beacon

  • Also Known As: General Joseph Howland Residence
  • Also Known As: Craig House Sanatorium

  • Address: 7 Craig House Ln
  • Vicinity: Off Wolcott Ave
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1859/00/00 Joseph Howland Home The Gothic style Tioranda mansion is built for Civil War officer General Joseph Howland.
1915/00/00 Clarence Slocum, a Scottish doctor who specializes in progressive attitudes towards treating mental health, opens the Craig House psychiatric hospital.
1934/03/00 Zelda Fitzgerald Health Scott Fitzgerald moves Zelda to the expensive Craig House sanitarium in New York. The monthly fees at the hospital are $750.
1941/11/00 Rosemary Kennedy Health Suffering mood swings and violent outbursts, doctors perform a controversial lobotomy on Rosemary. She is tranfered to Craig House for convalescence.
1950/04/14 Frances Seymour Fonda Died Frances Ford Fonda commits suicide by cutting her throat with a razor in one of the turrets at Craig House, a sanatorium in Beacon, New York. She is buried at Ogdensburg Cemetery in Ogdensburg, New York.
1999/00/00 Craig House Hospital closes.

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Particulars for Tioranda, Beacon:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Building Type Mansion
Disease Mental Illness
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

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