Central State Hospital

Central State Hospital (HMCHE)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 12.949', W 77° 27.015'

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Established in 1869 in temporary quarters at Howard's Grove near Richmond. In 1870 it came under control of the State. In 1885 it was moved to the present location, the site of "Mayfield Plantation", which was purchased and donated to the State by the City of Petersburg. The first hospital in America exclusively for the treatment of mental disease in the Negro.
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HM NumberHMCHE
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Marker NumberI 6
Year Placed1935
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 5:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282586 N 4121626
Decimal Degrees37.21581667, -77.45025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.949', W 77° 27.015'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 56.94" N, 77° 27' 0.90" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24893-26319 W Washington St, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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