First - Garza County Hospital - Post, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 33° 11.521 W 101° 23.016
14S E 277791 N 3675104
Quick Description: Charles William Post's (town founder) interest in health led to the founding of the Post Sanitarium in 1912.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/18/2020 6:42:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM13DX2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member model12
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The hospital represents the man's personal conflict in the field of medicine. When medical treatment did not result in immediate recovery from his physical and mental breakdown in 1890, he joined the Church of Christian Scientist. He remained a member of this religious faith for the duration of his life. Consequently, it is ironic that he was responsible for the first hospital built in Garza County. This irony of his personality was also evident in the circumstances connected with his death in 1914. In need of an emergency appendectomy, he agreed to the operation which proved to be medically successful. However, due to his despondency caused by his acceptance of medical treatment which violated his religious principles, he committed suicide at his home in Santa Barbara, California."

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Date of FIRST: 1/1/1913

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