Charlottesville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Charlottesville General Hospital
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-23.)
Location. 38° 1.992′ N, 78° 29.9′ W. Marker is in Charlottesville, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 250) and 13th Street and near Jefferson Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22903, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barry and Bill Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgia O’Keeffe (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The University “Corner” Claude Moore, M.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roosevelt “Rosey” Brown, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fernando Símon Bolívar (approx. ¼ mile away); Kappa Sigma Fraternity (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Holding Echols (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
Regarding Charlottesville General Hospital. The CSX railroad line through Charlottesville runs just beyond the trees near this marker. This was the east-west line of the Virginia Central Railroad, which connected to the north-south Orange and Alexandria Railroad’s extension to Lynchburg a few blocks west. Today the hospitals of the University of Virginia are just across the tracks from this marker.
Also see . . . Virginia's Confederate Hospitals. A listing of Confederate military hospitals operating in Virginia during the war. (Submitted on June 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,829 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on June 30, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.