A brochure for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Lawrence F.
Flick State Hospital in Cresson, Pa., held in 1963, was gratiously sent to me by the Cambria County Library in Johnstown,
Pa. It gives a wealth of detail about the history of the sanatorium. As far as I can determine, it is the only
officially published version of the sanatorium history.
However, an earlier unpublished version of the sanatorium history
was discovered, the text of which is presented on the "History 3" page. Of course, the two historical writeups
have much the same factual data, but each contain some unique events and data which complement each other and give a
more complete history of the sanatorium.
The 22 page brochure for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Lawrence
F. Flick State Hospital is as follows: