Edgemoor Hospital

 

 

Historic Edgemoor Hospital
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[1] 1913 Historic Edgemoor Dairy Barn
The 1913 Dairy Barn is the only remaining structure from the Historic Edgemoor property. It has stood for nearly 100 years, and is a testament to early Santee, Ca.On April 17, 1985 a formal Nomination was sent to the National Park Service, to register the Edgemoor Farm Dairy Barn as a historic site. On May 16, 1986 The Dairy Barn was added to the National Registry of Historic Places. In the following years the Barn’s address was changed from 9064 Edgemoor Drive to it’s current address and of 9200 N. Magnolia Ave. Through the assistance of charitable donations, public assistance, and political persons, the Edgemoor Dairy Barn is currently an active museum and houses the office of the Santee Historical Society

[2-3-4] Mens’s ambulatory (Senior center)
History and Construction:

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The building (number 3) was constructed in 1913 by Walter Dupee, who ran a successful Dairy and Polo Farm at the site until 1923 when the County of San Diego purchased the property and used the site as a sustainable farm facility which provided care of the aged, indigent, orphans and mentally ill. The historic use of the building was originally as a Dairy Barn, next as a Men’s Ambulatory Ward and is currently used as a Senior Center. Located in the northeast corner of the site, the structure is the middle of three adjacent single story buildings (2,3,4) connected by covered walkways.

[5] Garden shop/Vehicle garage
[1913-1921] Area existed but use is unknown.
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[6] Auxiliary building
Area existed but use is unknown.

[7] Building 7 [1913-1921]
[1913-1921] Used as cow barn.

[8] Antiquated men’s hall, housekeeping, laundry.
History and Construction:
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The building was constructed in 1923 or 1924 as one of several buildings constructed for use by the County of San Diego as a sustainable farm facility which provided care of the aged, indigent, orphans and mentally ill. The historic use of the building was as a Dining and Recreation Hall.

[9] Ward for adolescents
History and Construction:
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The building was constructed in 1925 as one of several buildings constructed for use by the County of San Diego as a sustainable farm facility which provided care of the aged, indigent, orphans and mentally ill. The historic use of the building was as a Women’s Ambulatory Ward.

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[1923-1949] Mens’s ward.

[11] Engineering carpentry & paint shops
[1923-1949] Used as workshop.

[12]
[1923-40’s] Boiler plant.

[13 and 16] County Mental Health.
History and Construction:
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The building [16] was constructed in 1945 as one of several buildings constructed for use by the County of San Diego as a sustainable farm facility which provided care of the aged, indigent, orphans and mentally ill. The historic use of the building was as  Custodial Wards.

[15]
[1940’s] Water storage tank and pump house.
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[17] Santa Maria building.
[18] Dietary Buildings.
History and Construction:

The building was constructed in 1951 by the County of San Diego Department of Public Works. It’s original use was as a Dining Room and Kitchen for the Edgemoor Geriatric Hospital. The three-bay structure consists of two outer bays on either side of a single, high roofed middle bay.
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[19-20-21-22] Employee Apartments.
[23] Employee laundry.
[24] Connecting corridor.
[25] Administration building.
[26] Rehabilitation.
Copyright Santee Historical Society, 2012