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Location DB > United States > Idaho > Gooding > Tuberculosis Hospital
 Name
Tuberculosis Hospital
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 Database Info
created by JaneDoe on 6/28/2010 9:03 PM
last modified by Kurt on 12/18/2020 7:01 PM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
Former TB Hospital turned B&B. It's now called University Inn and Resort
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Repurposed
Accessibility: Easy, Just go and ask
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Address
301 University Avenue
Gooding, Idaho
United States
Owner: The Get Inn
 Hazards
 Interesting Features
Half of the building including the attick and basement are pretty much untouched and the owners would be happy to let you explore.
 Security Measures
 Historical Dates
Built: 1920
Closed: 1976
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     History
    In 1920 the building was erected to serve as the dormitory for the Gooding College founded in 1917. The college served students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree until 1938. Because the Methodist Church had provided substantial funds to keep the school going, the buildings were donated to the church when the school closed.

    In 1941 the Methodist Church gave the building to the state of Idaho for the development of a tuberculosis hospital, however, shortages of equipment and personnel during World War II delayed the opening of the hospital until May 1947. The hospital was in operation until 1976. After the building was abandoned, Idaho State legislators have wondered what to do with the building and there have been unsuccessful attempts to have the building demolished. Recently the building was purchased by Gary Hannon, who refurbished a small section of the historic building to house guests at the "Get Inn". He offers eight guestrooms, which had previously served as the nurses' dorms when the Idaho State Tuberculosis Hospital was in operation.

    It was purchased in 2002 by Tony Woodford
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     Future Plans
    It's a Bed and Breakfast
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    April 2010
    Mon, Jun 28th, 2010
    posted by JaneDoe
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    Sleep here
    Sun, Jun 7th, 2015
    posted by Kurt
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    https://www.goodinginn.com/history
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 12/18/2020 11:55 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Dec 18 20 at 23:55, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Dec 18 20 at 23:55, Emperor Wang made this location public
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
  • on Dec 18 20 at 19:33, Kurt updated gallery picture
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