U. S. Marine Hospital

U. S. Marine Hospital Norfolk Virginia

Stock #: 159832
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Norfolk
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Norfolk (city)
Publisher: The Harry P. Cann & Bro., Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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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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