Dr. Turner's Sanitarium [Rest Home], Colfax, Iowa

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Doctors Alice Turner and Lewis Turner were the proprietors of the sanitarium "where one is taught to get well by natural methods." The Rest Home had a spring on the property and was a convenient three blocks from the depot. In 1911, the Rest Home was sold to Dr. C. M. Porter and was operated in conjunction with the Porter Brother's General Hospital. The Rest Home was destroyed by fire in February 1928. Number 9700.