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Grove City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bashline-Rossman Hospital

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Bashline-Rossman Hospital Marker
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Dr. O.O. Bashline started the first osteopathic practice in several private homes in 1907. In 1915 his nephew, Dr. Walter F. Rossman, joined the practice. The Bashline-Rossman Hospital opened in 1923 (with 23 beds) on the corner of South Center and East Pine Street.

 
Erected by the Borough of Grove City and Edith Perry and Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 41° 9.646′ N, 80° 5.182′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is on Broad Street (Pennsylvania Route 208) north of Pine Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 133 South Broad Street, Grove City PA 16127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grove City Hospital (here, next to this marker); James V. Perry and WEDA-FM (here, next to this marker); Grove City's Volunteer Fire Service (a few steps from this marker); Ruth Daugherty Eccles (a few steps from this marker); George Junior Republic
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By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. Bashline-Rossman Hospital Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Montgomery Broom Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Chief Charles "Charlie" Ray (within shouting distance of this marker); Slippery Rock & Grove City Railway (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on one in a series of low sandstone obelisks along South Broad Street (the downtown commercial district) with markers on three sides and a cast Borough of Grove City emblem on the fourth side (facing the street).
 
Also see . . .
1. Grove City Hospital History. (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Bashline Hospital alumni (Allied News, 2018). (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Dr Walter F. Rossman at Find A Grave. (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. History of Grove City PA. (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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