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Old Hospital - King, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member REUAHNESIE
N 44° 20.145 W 089° 08.819
16T E 328840 N 4911406
Quick Description: The old Hospital is called OVE HEALTH CARE CENTER named after Val W. Ove the first commandant of the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King. WI.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2010 8:28:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM9Q5T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The Ove Health Care Center was built in 1929. This building is significant in that it started the modernization of brick structures to be built in te future. No longer were the wooden firetraps to be built. Brick and concrete were safer and lasted longer. The Ove had inpatient and outpatient services, as well as routine surgery capacities. The Ove still stands today and is used for the Veterans Assistance Program. This building is in the National register of Historic Places."

From "Images of America Wisconsin Veterans Home at King"
Street address:
Building #501
King , WI USA
54946


County / Borough / Parish: Waupaca

Year listed: 1985

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1925 - 1949

Historic function: Health Care

Current function: Vacant/Not in use

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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