Chimborazo Hospital National Historic Site, Richmond

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#13 of 16 in Historic Sites in Richmond
Chimborazo Hospital National Historic Site is located in Richmond. Add Chimborazo Hospital National Historic Site to your Richmond travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Richmond day trip planning tool .
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  • Chimborazo was established by Dr. Samual Moore-the Surgeon General of the Confederates of America I October 1861. In the neighborhood of 78.,000 sick & wounded soldiers/patients were admitted to the f...  more »
  • This is a most interesting story. All the original building are gone but the visitor center is built on the land where they stood. Parking was plentiful. We watched the 20 minute video, talked to the ...  more »
  • This is a small national park museum with displays and a miniature diorama showing the whole hospital grounds circa civil war. Later, you can walk around and see the views. Bill Handley provides excel...  more »

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