Chapin Farm, Convalescent Camp, Towners, New York

Chapin Farm, Convalescent Camp, Towners, New York - The Farmers' Museum
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Chapin Farm, Convalescent Camp, Towners, New York
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F0029.2014(18)
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Real Photo Postcard. Four buildings comprise a farmstead in the bottom half of the postcard. The postcard has the words "Chapin Farm - Convalescent Camp - Towners, NY" written in the bottom right corner. Chapin Farm was located near the hamlet of Towners in Patterson, New York. Patterson is located in Putnam County. The farm was used as a site to assist disabled servicemen transitioning into civilian life after World War I. Mrs. Chester W. Chapin was a member of All States Hall Incorporated, an organization devoted to taking care of disabled servicemen. The camp became open to servicement in 1920. At the 1930 dedication ceremony, the camp was renamed the Burr McIntosh Convalescent Camp after a silent film star who served as the master of ceremonies.
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height 3.5 in ; width 5.8750 in
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