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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wheeling Hospital

 
 
Wheeling Hospital Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2009
1. Wheeling Hospital Marker
Inscription. 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.
 
Erected 2004 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 40° 4.972′ N, 80° 43.556′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 2), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is about 50 feet south of 1st Street. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McColloch’s Leap (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mingo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gibson-Linn (approx. half a mile away); List House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Augustus Pollack (approx. 0.7 miles away); Marsh Wheeling Stogies (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wheeling (approx. 0.8 miles away); Wheeling Suspension Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeling.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
Wheeling Hospital Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2009
2. Wheeling Hospital Marker
Looking north along Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,084 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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