Portsmouth Naval Hospital

Portsmouth Naval Hospital (HMOSX)

Location: Portsmouth, VA 23704
Country: United States of America

N 36° 50.883', W 76° 18.25'

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This was begun in 1827 and opened in 1830. The hospital was taxed to its capacity in the Great Yellow Fever Epidemic in 1855 which decimated Portsmouth and Norfolk. This hospital has cared for the sick and wounded of the Navy in all wars of the United States since its establishment. It is the oldest hospital of the Navy.
Marker NumberQ 8h
Year Placed1948
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 383727 N 4078809
Decimal Degrees36.84805000, -76.30416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.883', W 76° 18.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 52.98" N, 76° 18' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3101 Williamson Dr, Portsmouth VA 23704, US
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