Architect Isaac G. Perry is introduced to Dr. Turner and plans for the asylum are developed.

The institution is renamed "The New York State Inebriate Asylum". It is to be the first of a generation of public hospitals in the United States committed exclusively to the medical treatment of alcoholism.

J. Edward Turner canvasses New York State selling $10 subsciptions for capital stock in the New York State Inebriate Asylum.
June 17: Ground breaking at the Binghamton site.
September 24: The cornerstone is placed and Construction continues for six years.

February 22: First patients admitted.
September 17: Fire in North Wing, Dr. Turner implicated.
September 29: Regulations and Rules adopted by the Board of Trustees.