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Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Harvey Hospital

 
 
Harvey Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, July 12, 2010
1. Harvey Hospital Marker
Inscription.  On this city block stood, during the Civil War, Harvey Hospital, and later the Wisconsin Soldiers' Orphans' Home, both established through the influence of Mrs. Cordelia P. Harvey, whose honored husband, Governor Louis R. Harvey, had, April 19, 1862, been accidentally drowned in Tennessee River, near Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn., where, after the Battle of Shiloh, he went with supplies for the comfort of sick and wounded Wisconsin soldiers.
 
Erected 1908 by The School Children of Madison.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1862.
 
Location. 43° 4.761′ N, 89° 21.971′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is at the intersection of South Brearly Street and Spaight Street, on the right when traveling south on South Brearly Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Leonard Farwell lived here, in his octagonal mansion (here, next to this marker); Shipley-Shuttleworth House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cutter House
Harvey Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, July 12, 2010
2. Harvey Hospital Marker
Looking southwest down Spaight Street toward the marker, which is next to the street sign on the corner, and the location of the building housing Harvey Hospital.
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lougee House (about 700 feet away); Orton Park (about 700 feet away); Curtis-Kittleson House (about 700 feet away); Hyer - Jaquish Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); B.B. Clarke (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Regarding Harvey Hospital. For more information on the building used as Harvey Hospital, see the "Governor Leonard Farwell lived here, in his octagonal mansion" marker next to this one.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of other markers related to Governor and Mrs. Harvey.
 
Harvey Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William J. Toman, July 12, 2010
3. Harvey Hospital Marker
Looking southeast down South Brearly Street toward the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,343 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on October 1, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 21, 2022