Wheeling Hospital
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 40° 04.969 W 080° 43.558
17T E 523363 N 4436985
This marker on Route 2 in the north of Wheeling, West Virginia, marks the location of the oldest hospital in the state, chartered in 1850, and located here in 1856.
Waymark Code: WM5PB5
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 01/29/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 22



Oldest hospital in the state, chartered March 12, 1850, thru efforts of Dr. S.P. Hullihen and Bishop R.V. Whelan. In 1853, located at 110, 15th St. by Sisters of Saint Joseph. Moved to this site in 1856. As Union Army hospital during Civil War, Nov. 1864 ~ July 1865, treated soldiers North & South. Later served as U.S. Marine hospital and sponsored nursing school. Moved to current Medical Park site in 1975.
Marker Title: Wheeling Hospital

Marker Location: Route 2, Wheeling

County or Independent City: Ohio County

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History 2004

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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