Maine General Hospital, Portland, ca. 1906

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Maine General Hospital, Portland, ca. 1906

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Description

In 1868, plans to construct the Maine General Hospital were drafted. The hospital would be built on the site of the state arsenal on Bramhall Hill. Portland citizens raised $100,000 from sales and donations to construct it.

By 1874 the Maine General Hospital began accepting patients. Today, Maine Medical Center is the biggest tertiary care hospital in Northern New England, serving all of Maine and parts of Vermont and New Hampshire.

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About This Item

  • Title: Maine General Hospital, Portland, ca. 1906
  • Creator: The Hugh C. Leighton Co.
  • Creation Date: circa 1906
  • Subject Date: circa 1906
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13.7 cm
  • Local Code: P70
  • Collection: Historic Postcard Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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