Catawba Sanatorium
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 37° 22.909 W 080° 06.305
17S E 579227 N 4137605
Quick Description: This marker is located along the westbound side of 311 right on the edge of Catawba. There is limited parking and the views of the area are better explored along the nearby Appalachian Trail.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/14/2006 2:46:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMHAQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 20

Long Description:
This institution, One mile northeast, stands on the site of the old Roanoke Red Sulpher Springs. Which by 1859 was a noted summer resort. The Sanatorium was established by the general assembly of Virginia in 1908 for the treatment of Tuberculosis. It opened it's doors on July 30, 1909. The location was selected for its braching and healthy climate.
Marker Number: I 4

Marker Title: Catawba Sanatorium

Marker Location: Catawba

County or Independent City: Roanoke

Marker Program Sponsor: Virginia Conservation Commission, 1948.

Web Site: Not listed

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