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Marine Hospital

Marine Hospital


Marine Hospital

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2700 W Illinois St
Evansville, IN

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1888 Hospital is built
1947 Closed
c1984 Razed


West end of Illinois St
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.97988522893
Longitude: -87.606482505798
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us marine hospital and grounds located at end of illinois //w indiana near barker built to take care of service men forerunner of veterans hosptial purchased 10 acres western limits of city 1888 and erected new buildings at a cost of $100k hospital building buit 1892

closed 1947

reopened 1949 us naval and marines corps training center 1962 served as us navy & marine corps reserve training center moved out 1975

potential reuse as condonimium retirement home and also as apartments two story wooden building (just north of brick hospital) damaged by fire 1981 razed <1984

See also Hospitals / Medical Independence district

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