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The History of Licking Memorial Hospital

 
 
The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2008
1. The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Newark's first hospital opened on this site in January 1898. In 1906, the building was moved to 22 Wyoming and attached to an existing structure, creating a 22-bed hospital. In December 1914, a new hospital opened at the corners of Everett and Buena Vista. Licking Memorial Hospital on West Main Street began operation on July 6, 1966.
 
Erected 1989 by The Licking County Historic Society and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 6-45.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1898.
 
Location. 40° 3.742′ N, 82° 24.275′ W. Marker is in Newark, Ohio, in Licking County. Marker is at the intersection of Hudson Avenue (Ohio Route 13) and Wyoming Street, on the right when traveling north on Hudson Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newark OH 43055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McCune-Stimson House (approx. ¼ mile away); "Double Arrow" Wrought Iron Fence
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jewett Interurban Car Company (approx. 0.3 miles away); In honor of Jerry McClain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Architectural Artifact from The Old Home, 1914 (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Tree (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Lincoln Clem (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
 
The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2008
2. The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker
Looking north across Wyoming Street.
The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Heather Crawford, April 5, 2008
3. The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker
The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Heather Crawford
4. The History of Licking Memorial Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,111 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Heather Crawford of Newark, Ohio. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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