— Officers Row —In 1904, the U.S. Army built a new Post Hospital at Vancouver Barracks as a part of a nationwide effort to modernize its forces. Unlike the previous one, the hospital was constructed with brick to enhance sanitation and boasted a spacious floor plan with open verandas to provide light and fresh air to ailing soldiers. Until the end of World War I, the Post Hospital was considered one of the most modern and efficient military hospitals in the nation.
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|Placed By||Vancouver National Historic Reserve|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 2:05am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10T E 525992 N 5052684|
|Decimal Degrees||45.62721667, -122.66655000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 37.633', W 122° 39.993'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 37' 37.98" N, 122° 39' 59.58" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 333 Barnes St, Vancouver WA 98661, US|
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