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Christian Street Hospital

 
 
Christian Street Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
1. Christian Street Hospital Marker
Inscription. First Civil War U.S. Army Hospital, founded May, 1861. Here Drs. Mitchell, Keen, Morehouse, and others used electric current, drugs, and other experiments in pioneering treatment of nerve and related disorders. Closed 1865.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.341′ N, 75° 9.509′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of Christian Street and South Hutchinson Street, on the right when traveling east on Christian Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 924 Christian Street, Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Italian Market" (within shouting distance of this marker); South 9th Street Curb Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Giannini Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); House of Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joe Venuti (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Gasparro (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
Christian Street Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 11, 2015
2. Christian Street Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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