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Union Hospital

Location: "NW corner, 1606 N. Seventh Street & 8th Avenue, Terre Haute.

Hospital is under construction. Union Hospital Historical Marker is in storage until 2009." (Vigo County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau and Union Hospital, Inc.

ID# : 84.1992.2

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In 1892, near this site, Union Hospital was founded by Leo J. Weinstein, M.D., and Benjamin F. Swafford, M.D., with the support of local citizens. This hospital established Terre Haute's first School of Nursing in 1900.

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Science, Medicine, and Inventions, Women