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Crafton in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hand's Hospital

 
 
Hand's Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
1. Hand's Hospital Marker
Inscription. On this site was located the isolation hospital erected in 1777 by General Edward Hand to care for troops at Fort Pitt. Blockhouses protected the original two-story log structure.
 
Erected 1946 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 26.346′ N, 80° 4.403′ W. Marker is in Crafton, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of West Steuben Street (Pennsylvania Route 60) and South Linden Avenue, on the right on West Steuben Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsburgh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Corliss Street Tunnel (approx. 2 miles away); The McKee Mansion (approx. 2.1 miles away); Honus Wagner (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); McKees Rocks Mound (approx. 2.6 miles away); 1909 McKee's Rocks Strike (approx. 2.6 miles away); Duquesne Incline (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Edward Hand - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 21, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Edward Hand at FindAGrave.com.
Hand's Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 20, 2011
2. Hand's Hospital Marker
Looking west on West Steuben Street (PA 60)
(Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. Edward Hand - Ohio History Central. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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