Keeley Institute

During the late 1800’s Dr. Leslie Keeley was one of the first to treat alcohol as a disease. With his partners John R. Oughton and Curtis Judd, the founded the Keeley Institute. It grew from its beginning in Dwight to over 200 branches throughout the United States and Europe. The stained glass windows designed by Louis J. Millet above the entrance depict the five senses . Dr. Keeley felt that all senses were affected by alcoholism. The facility currently is home to developmentally handicapped residents.