Parkland Hospital on Maple Avenue, first wood-frame building

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Title

Parkland Hospital on Maple Avenue, first wood-frame building

Subject

Hospitals--history; Hospital Design and Construction; Medical Indigency

Description

Parkland Hospital opened at the corner of Maple and Oak Lawn Avenues in 1894 with 100 beds. It replaced a 25-bed "City Hospital" serving the indigent that had opened in 1873. The new hospital was named "Parkland" because it was built on land originally bought for a city park.

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division Dallas Public Library.

Date

Milestone date: 1894
Creation date: Circa 1894

Rights

This item may be copyright protected. If so, fair use printing and downloading are allowed for educational purposes only. Distribution, particularly for commercial purposes, requires permission from Dallas Public Library.

Identifier

ext_00015

Rights Holder

Dallas Public Library

Geolocation

Citation

Unknown, “Parkland Hospital on Maple Avenue, first wood-frame building,” Exhibits, accessed November 15, 2018, https://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/47.