Monson Developmental Center

Also known as: Almshouse for Epileptics
200 State Ave., Monson, Massachusetts


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 21, 1994
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman
Areas of significance
Health/Medicine; Architecture; Social History; Education
Levels of significance
State; Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Hospital; School; Agricultural fields; Animal facility; Agricultural outbuildings; Institutional housing
Current function
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1854; 1866; 1895
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 46
Contributing structures: 7
Contributing sites: 6
Non-contributing buildings: 20
Non-contributing structures: 8

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • March 22, 2015: Updated by Marc Belanger: wrong county