Lydia E. Pinkham Memorial Clinic (1922)

Pinkham Memorial

In the nineteenth century, Lydia E. Pinkham started a company which produced a popular patent medicine named for its creator. It was an herbal-alcoholic tonic, or “Vegetable Compound,” created to relieve menstrual and menopausal discomfort. Her daughter, Aroline Chase Pinkham Gove, a supporter of what is now the North Shore Children’s Hospital, also established a baby clinic, in honor of her mother, in 1922. The Lydia E. Pinkham Memorial, designed by the Boston architectural firm of Haven and Hoyt, is a distinctive Colonial Revival building at the intersection of New Derby Street and Hawthorne Boulevard in Salem.

2 Responses to Lydia E. Pinkham Memorial Clinic (1922)

  1. Margaret Moore says:

    I recently was hiking in the woods in Otis Mass and came across an old home with a lot of glass bottles. One I just researched as Lydia E Pinkham’s Would anyone be interested in this?

  2. Pamela says:

    I would be interested. Is it still available?

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