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I started work at the State Hospital in the laundry dept. and then transferred to the M.R. units as a Hospital Aide.

The old State Hospital three miles north of Cambridge. Though most of the facility closed in 2008. Original name was the Fletcher General Hospital, built by the U.S. Army during World War Two to serve thousands of the war’s sick and wounded servicemen and women. Used to be the Oldham Farm. Also was a POW Camp for Germans. The main big building and other buildings are gone. Newer homes are in some spots. Toland Dr.

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