From the Muskoka Digital Archives.
Bracebridge Memorial Hospital (formerly the James L. Fenn home) officially opened on November 11, 1928, with Miss Arnott as the first superintendent. It was dedicated as a memorial to those who died in World War I. In 1932 an addition provided 8 more beds. In 1940 a nurse’s residence opened and in 1948 a large wing containing kitchen and maternity ward were added. In 1955, the hospital provided 57 beds.It was closed in 1963 when the newly built South Muskoka Memorial Hospital opened.
Photo by the Thatcher Studio, Bracebridge.