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Historical Photographs and Documents gathered from around The Somerset Hills
US Veterans Administration Hospital at Lyons - circa 1930. With legislation passed by the 68th Congress in 1925, the hospital at Lyons opened in 1930 to treat World War I veterans from New Jersey, western New York, eastern Pennsylvania, and the Brooklyn Navel Hospital. The hospital includes more than 300 acres and had a population near 1,000. The facility is still functioning today. Photo courtesy Bernardsville Public Library.