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Ventura in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bard Hospital

 
 
Bard Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
1. Bard Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital was built in 1902 by U.S Senator Thomas R. Bard for his brother Cephas L. Bard the County's first doctor. Dr. Bard was the hospital's first patient and died there four months after the hospital opened. This Moorish styled structure had many amenities, including the panoramic view of the City.
 
Erected by San Buenaventura Historical Preservation Commission. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 34° 16.928′ N, 119° 17.426′ W. Marker is in Ventura, California, in Ventura County. Marker is at the intersection of Poli Street and North Fir Street, on the right when traveling west on Poli Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ventura CA 93001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Arnold House (within shouting distance of this marker); J.A. Day House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jack Rose (about 600 feet away); Groene Building (about 600 feet away); Ventura Theatre
Bard Hospital and Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
2. Bard Hospital and Marker - wide view
The stone monument with the marker is visible here just above the blue auto on the left.
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(about 800 feet away); Old County Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erle Stanley Gardner’s Law Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Mayfair Theater, 1941-2000 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ventura.
 
Also see . . .  Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital (Wikipedia). (Submitted on March 6, 2019.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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