SAVE THE DATE!!
Who: Elizabeth Cady Stanton Child Care Center presents
What: The Former Willard State Psychiatric Center Tour – 2015
Where: Camp Edgemere to purchase tickets @ $10.00 each. Children under 10 – no charge.
When: May 16, 2015 9AM & 1PM
At 11AM there will be a service at the Willard Cemetery memorializing Lawrence Mocha. Mr. Mocha (also known at the gravedigger) was a patient at Willard who buried over a thousand other patients while he was institutionalized. New York Times Journalist, Dan Barry, wrote an excellent article about Mr. Mocha. To read his article click here.
Why: This tour is offered annually as fundraiser for The Elizabeth Cady Stanton Children’s Center. Bring your appetites – there will also be a chicken barbeque available for purchase.
For more information contact (607)869-5533
Curious about what you might see while touring Willard? Check out my 2011 tour of Willard here.