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Wheeling in Ohio County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Wheeling Hospital

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2009
1. Wheeling Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Oldest hospital in the state, chartered March 12, 1850, thru efforts of Dr. S. P. Hullihen and Bishop R. V. Whelan. In 1853, located at 110, 15th St. by Sisters of Saint Joseph. Moved to this site in 1856. As Union Army hospital during Civil War, Nov. 1864 - July 1865, treated soldiers North & South. Later served as U.S. Marine hospital and sponsored nursing school. Moved to current Medical Park site in 1975.
 
Erected 2004 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 12, 1904.
 
Location. 40° 4.972′ N, 80° 43.556′ W. Marker is in Wheeling, West Virginia, in Ohio County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 2), on the left when traveling north. Marker is about 50 feet south of 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeling WV 26003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Wood Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); McColloch’s Leap
Wheeling Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2009
2. Wheeling Hospital Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); The Mingo (approx. 0.3 miles away); 612 Main Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); 623 Main Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); The E.G. Kramer House (approx. half a mile away); 647 Main Street (approx. half a mile away); Gibson-Linn (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheeling.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,277 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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