Hospital [for strangers and seafaring men]

Founded: 1794
Location: Baltimore, MD

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1794
    Notes: Site of hospital selected by Captain Yellot and others to serve as a temporary retreat for strangers and seafaring men. — Potter’s Field purchased opposite hospital.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 667