The Public Hospital of 1773

The Public Hospital of 1773 (HM15NU)

Location: Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 16.132', W 76° 42.279'

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DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum

In 1773, when Williamsburg's Public Hospital opened, it was the first facility in America dedicated solely to the care and treatment of the insane. The original building burned in 1885. Reconstructed by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in 1985, the Public Hospital houses an exhibit on the building's history and serves as the entrance to the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum including the Hennage Auditorium, Museum Store and Cafe.
HM NumberHM15NU
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 5:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 348856 N 4126061
Decimal Degrees37.26886667, -76.70465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.132', W 76° 42.279'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 7.92" N, 76° 42' 16.74" W
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Area Code(s)757, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 326 Francis St W, Williamsburg VA 23185, US
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