Melbourne in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of the First Melbourne Hospital
On February 2, 1928, the hotel became the Melbourne Hospital, operated by Dr. and Mrs. I.M. Hay who came here from St. Augustine.
The building served as the area's hospital for nine years, then reverted back to the Crenshaw Hotel and apartments.
The building was completely restored and reopened as a hotel and apartments in May, 1980, by W. C Hersom.
Location. 28° 4.548′ N, 80° 36.081′ W. Marker is in Melbourne, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker is on East River Drive 0.1 miles east of U.S. 1, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1207, Melbourne FL 32901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Post Office Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florida East Coast Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); History of the 1900 Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Melbourne Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Orange Spot Inn (approx. ¼ mile away); Front Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Trysting Steps and Bluff Walk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Campbell Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Melbourne.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2011, by Jamie Cox of Melbourne, Florida. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.