Category Archives: Institutions

Hospitals, Dispensaries, Apothecaries

Bellevue Hospital

Bellevue, located  on First Avenue in the Kips Bay neighborhood of Manhattan, is the oldest public hospital in the country. It was founded in 1736 and built in what was then wilderness, almost two miles north of the settled region of Manhattan as … Continue reading

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New Amsterdam Charity Hospital

(fictional) A hospital serving the poor women and children of New York City.  Anna Savard and Sophie Savard are both on the staff at the New Amsterdam.      

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