U. S. Marine Hospital

Details:
State:
Virginia (VA)
City:
Norfolk
Publisher:
Type:
Linen
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
159832
Description:

Is one of the finest of its kind and is located on the Lafayette River on the edge of a beautiful residential section. The United States Public Health Service had its actual inception in Norfolk, April 20, 1801, when Governor James Monroe of Virginia, signed a deed transferring to the U.S. Government a fairly large building, situated at Washington Point, in Norfolk, for use as the first Marine Hospital of the United States.

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