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Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul

 
 
Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, November 4, 2007
1. Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1855, the Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul was Norfolk’s first civilian hospital. Located two blocks south at the corner of Church and Wood strees, the hospital was opened in the home of Ann Plume Behan Herron by eight Daughters of Charity during a yellow fever epidemic. It was incorporated March 3, 1856, and later named DePaul Hopital when moved to its present site at Kinglsey Lane and Granby Street.
 
Erected 1983 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number KN-1.)
 
Location. 36° 51.191′ N, 76° 16.814′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East Brambleton Avenue (U.S. 460) and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on East Brambleton Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Church Street, Norfolk VA 23501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Bank Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Willoughby-Baylor House, 1794 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freemason Street Baptist Church
Wide view of the Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, May 15, 2014
2. Wide view of the Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Whitehead House, 1791 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moses Myers, House 1792 (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul’s Church, 1739 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Also see . . .  DePaul Hospital | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,183 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 5, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 23, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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