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Lakeview in Lake County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Community Senior Center

 
 
Community Senior Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 24, 2020
1. Community Senior Center Marker
Inscription.  
July 31, 1919 – Contract awarded by the Catholic Church board to A.G. McComb to construct a hospital. Constructed of stone from a quarry near Alturas, CA.
Oct. 1920 – Hospital in use with local managers.
1935 – Sold to a group of five local doctors. Managed by Mary Moon, RN.
1950 – Managed by Mabel McDonald, RN.
Sept. 1970 - Hospital Closed
1974 – Purchased by Lake County. Remodeled into community senior center.
1976 – Opened to public use and senior center.
1978-80 – Further completion of remodeling. Management of senior programs, building facilities and upkeep by local board of directors.
 
Erected 1992 by Lake County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant day of the year for for this entry is July 31.
 
Location. 42° 11.388′ N, 120° 20.832′ W. Marker is in Lakeview, Oregon, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of North G Street and Center Street, on the left when traveling north on North G Street. Touch for map
Community Senior Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 24, 2020
2. Community Senior Center Marker
Marker is mounted on the wall to the left of the entrance door.
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. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 North G Street, Lakeview OR 97630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Odd Fellows Bldg. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chandler House (about 300 feet away); Heryford Building (about 400 feet away); Lake County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Heryford House (about 600 feet away); Wilcox Building (about 600 feet away); Post & King Building (about 700 feet away); Oregon Outback Scenic Byway (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lakeview.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located next to the front entrance of the senior center.
 
Community Senior Center image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 24, 2020
3. Community Senior Center
Community Senior Center image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, May 24, 2020
4. Community Senior Center
Cornerstone reads 'Lakeview Public Hospital erected A.D.–1921" Directed by Sisters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 27, 2020, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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