Illustration, The First Mercy Hospital

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Title: The First Mercy Hospital
Date: ca. 1850-1870
Creator: unknown
Description: The first Mercy Hospital in the world was established in Pittsburgh, PA. It was also the first permanent hospital in the country west of the Allegany Mountains. The opening of Mercy Hospital officially began the Sisters of Mercy’s long tradition of establishing and staffing hospitals in the United States.
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Source: © Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, Mercy Heritage Center, Pittsburgh Collection
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