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

Mercy Hospital

 
 
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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.
 
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.
 
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); Le Magnifique (approx. 0.4 miles away); Epiphany Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duquesne University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. half a mile away); First Muslim Mosque of Pittsburgh (approx. half a mile away); "The Bell Speaks" (approx. half a mile away); Kier Refinery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
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Mercy Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
2. Mercy Hospital Marker
Mercy Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 7, 2011
3. Mercy Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 26 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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