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Mercy Hospital

 
 
Mercy Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
1. Mercy Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1847 by the Sisters of Mercy as Pittsburgh's first hospital. Medical internships began in 1848, and the nursing school in 1893. This was the first Mercy hospital worldwide, caring for all patients, especially the community's poor.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 40° 26.204′ N, 79° 59.091′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Locust Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Locust Street, Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Merchants Savings & Trust Company (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coal Transportation (about 800 feet away); Black Diamonds (about 800 feet away); Ormsby River Farms (about 800 feet away); Oliver Iron and Steel
Mercy Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
2. Mercy Hospital Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Immigrant Steel Workers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Le Magnifique (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal in Pittsburgh (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Mercy Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
3. Mercy Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 10, 2022