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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

One Vast Hospital

 
 
One Vast Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 2, 2016
1. One Vast Hospital Marker
Inscription. “Figuratively speaking, this city is one vast hospital, and yet hundreds of poor fellows continue to arrive who have their wounds attended to, and away they go, uncomplaining.”

— Philadephia Inquirer September 25, 1862
 
Location. 39° 24.84′ N, 77° 24.556′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Patrick Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk in front of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Marker is at or near this postal address: 48 East Patrick Street, Frederick MD 21705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1862 Antietam Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Hospitals in Frederick (a few steps from this marker); Frederick (a few steps from this marker); Market & Patrick Streets (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Crossroads of American History (about 400 feet away); The National Road (about 500 feet away); Evangelical Lutheran Church (about 500 feet away); Kemp Hall (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
One Vast Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 2, 2016
2. One Vast Hospital Marker
One Vast Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, July 2, 2016
3. One Vast Hospital
Close-up of relief image on marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016.
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