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Mercy Hospital

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F. Earl Crawford

Mercy Hospital was founded by the Sisters of Mercy of Belmont, North Carolina in February 1906. Originally it was a twenty-five bed facility in a wooden building on East First Street behind St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. The second facility, pictured here, opened in 1916 on East Fifth Street. Additions increased and by 1960, the hospital had a capacity of 300 beds. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company

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Charlotte Postcard Collection
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