Column: St. James Hospital cared for 40,000 patients
The St. James Hospital stood at the corner of Fifth Street and Sixth Avenue SW in Perham for more than 90 years.
Built in 1902 at the request of Dr. Frank Brabec, it was constructed of yellow brick from a local brickyard owned by August Haut. Many turn-of-the-century buildings in Perham were built from this yellow brick, and a few still remain.
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