Program: Madhouse - The Hidden History of Insane Asylums
in 19th-Century New York
Presentation: Pre-recorded by Michael T. Keene
Location: Virtual Program (registration & membership required)
Michael Keene, local author and frequent speaker at the Society, has created a unique online program based on his book, “Madhouse”.
Michael’s program, told through the use of archival photographs, original music, and narration, explores the history of “Insane Asylums” established in New York State during the 19th-Century.
Join Michael as he tells us stories about some remarkable people as well as revealing a secret kept hidden for over 100 years!
This event is free and is open exclusively to PHS members.
Speak to a Museum volunteer to learn how you can become a member or download the Membership brochure. Volunteers at the Museum can also assist with your membership and register you for this presentation.