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Hopemont in Preston County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hopemont State Hospital

 
 
Hopemont State Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Nevin, July 28, 2009
1. Hopemont State Hospital Marker
Inscription. Established in 1911 by an act of the Legislature as the State Tuberculosis Sanitarium. In 1921, name was changed to the Hopemont Sanitarium and to the Hopemont State Hospital for the chronically ill, aged, and infirm in 1965.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 26.163′ N, 79° 31.193′ W. Marker is in Hopemont, West Virginia, in Preston County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 7, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Terra Alta WV 26764, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington's Camp (approx. ľ mile away); Terra Alta (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dr. Loomis' Grave (approx. 2.1 miles away); Preston County / Maryland (approx. 2.2 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 3.8 miles away in Maryland); Forestry Beginning (approx. 3.9 miles away in Maryland); Charles Friendís Home (approx. 5.3 miles away in Maryland); Fort Alice (approx. 5.4 miles away in Maryland). Click for a list of all markers in Hopemont.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyScience & Medicine
 
Looking North. Hopemont State Hospital is in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Nevin, July 28, 2009
2. Looking North. Hopemont State Hospital is in the background.
Looking North. Hopemont State Hospital is in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Nevin, July 28, 2009
3. Looking North. Hopemont State Hospital is in the background.
Looking Northeast. image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Nevin, July 28, 2009
4. Looking Northeast.
Looking West. Hopemont Hospital sign. image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Nevin, July 28, 2009
5. Looking West. Hopemont Hospital sign.
 
 
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