Keywords: Bangor Hospital
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1960–1961 Location: Bangor Client: Bangor Osteopathic Hospital Architect: Eaton W. Tarbell
In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.
Throughout Maine’s history, individuals have worked to improve and expand medical care, not only for the health of those living in Maine, but for many around the world who need care and help.
Tuberculosis -- or consumption as it often was called -- claimed so many lives and so threatened the health of communities that private organizations and, by 1915, the state, got involved in TB treatment. The state's first tuberculosis sanatorium was built on Greenwood Mountain in Hebron and introduced a new philosophy of treatment.
Joseph Hospital front entrance, Bangor, ca. 1955Item Contributed bySt. Joseph Healthcare Saint Joseph Hospital in Bangor, Maine, is one of the major…
(Walsh survived and was taken to the hospital.) Brady Gang shooting, Bangor, 1937Item Contributed byBangor Historical Society Brady, who was…