Nevada Adult Mental Health Services Cemetery
formerly known as Nevada Mental Health Institute
480 Galletti Way
Sparks, Nevada 89431-5573
All photographs donated by Bob
Berrington of Reno, Nevada, assisted by Chris Tranzano
(November, 2005 Copyright) unless indicated otherwise
The Nevada Tombstone Project wishes to thank the Nevada Historical Society and the Northern Nevada Adult Mental
Health Services Center for providing the historical photographs and making the current on-site photography possible.
A group of concerned citizens is forming a coalition to rectify some of the unkempt conditions
of this cemetery. Friends of Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services Cemetery
|The Institute, early 1900s
Nevada Historical Society Photograph
|The Institute in 2005
1882, Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
occupies part of 92 acres deeded to the State in the
1800's for the benefit of the mentally ill and
developmentally disabled. Located adjacent to the Truckee
River in Sparks Nevada, it shares sculpted grounds with
Lake's Crossing Center, the State Forensic Hospital, and
Sierra Regional Center, the treatment center for the
Mental Health Institute website, http://mhds.state.nv.us/nn/
|Images of the Northern Nevada Adult
Mental Health Services Cemetery, Sparks, Nevada, in the
Photos courtesy of the Nevada State Archives, Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
|The cemetery today
|KINGSMILL, Herbert S.
|SIMMONS, Charles R.
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July 12, 2009
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(1) Quoted from the Norther Nevada Adult Mental Health Services website,