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Mercy Hospital

Object Year: 
1960
Photographer: 
Genuine Curteich, C.T. Art-Colotone
Object Height: 
3 1/2
Object Width: 
5 1/2
Prints Available: 
Yes
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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 increasedthe amount of space and by 1960, the hospital had a capacity of 300 beds 

Image Collection Category: 
Charlotte Postcard Collection