c.1930 - Lyons VA Medical Campus

c.1930 - Lyons VA Medical Campus

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  • Materials: Wood, hand painted

In the 1924, the sixty-eighth Congress passed an act authorizing appropriations to provide hospital and outpatient facilities for veterans under the World War Veterans Act. On November 28, 1928, after reviewing 161 potential sites across the state, President Coolidge approved the purchase of Walter A. Reynolds’ 272-acre property known as “Knollcroft,” The Lyons New Jersey hospital was New Jersey’s first VA hospital. Opened in 1930 as a veterans neuropsychiatric hospital the VA Hospital at Lyons grew to over 864 acres in the 1950s. The area called Lyons is named for the J.M Lyon farm which was once a large part of the area.
Construction of the Classical Revival main structure began on July 11, 1929


The Mr. Local History Historic Village Collection is a step back in time to iconic New Jersey historic treasures selected as key to all those who support local history. In partnership with The Cat's Meow company, the MLH Project knows Cat's Meow is THE world renowned collectible manufacturer in Ohio that has made thousands of collectible icons on wood from all over the world. The Mr. Local History Project is proud to be working with this great company creating our own piece of collectible history.


Approximate Finished Dimensions
4 1/2” H x 8” W x 3/4" Thick
Hand Painted on Wood - Made in USA

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