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Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Union Hospital

 
 
Union Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
1. Union Hospital Marker
Inscription.  In 1892, near this site, Union Hospital was founded by Leo J. Weinstein, M.D., and Benjamin F. Swafford, M.D., with the support of local citizens. This hospital established Terre Haute's first School of Nursing in 1900.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Union Hospital. (Marker Number 84.1992.2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
 
Location. 39° 29.095′ N, 87° 24.431′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Avenue and Norht 7th Street, on the right when traveling west on 8th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1606 North 7th Street, Terre Haute IN 47804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Soldiers Buried in this Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Twelve Points (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gold Medal Plaza (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evangeline E. Harris
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); William D. "Big Bill" Haywood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles Luna (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sidney Hillman (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mother Jones (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Obverse Side - - Union Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
2. Obverse Side - - Union Hospital Marker
Wide View - - Union Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
3. Wide View - - Union Hospital Marker
Union Hospital - and - Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
4. Union Hospital - and - Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 546 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.

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