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Chimborazo Hospital National Historic Site

3215 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223-7517
+1 804-226-1981
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A quick stop.

Located very close to the St. John Episcopal Church, its worth to stop by if you are in the area... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Big_bro_1_usa
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Chicago, Illinois
Appreciation of Surgeons and Nurses

This is a historic hospital of the civil war. Historic artifacts of surgeons. The theater has a... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Tonda3546
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Annapolis, Maryland
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3215 E Broad St, Richmond, VA 23223-7517
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Located very close to the St. John Episcopal Church, its worth to stop by if you are in the area. The mansion itself is not the hospital, but located on one of the location of the different buildings that comprised the hospital grounds.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This is a historic hospital of the civil war. Historic artifacts of surgeons. The theater has a must see film of the tragic of the dealth around the civil war. So many men killed for no reason, surgeons tried to keep alive. It has a...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This place gives you a very good insight into the challenges facing the Confederate Medical Department during the late unpleasantness. Much more than just caring for the wounded, the logistic and transportation issues were impressive indeed. A bit esoteric, but a must for anyone with...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Never before had I given any thought to all of the wounded during the civil war. This was a major hospital, ministering to thousands. None of the original buildings are left, but there is a visitor center which contains a movie and a large model...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Many pictures and artifacts of the military life of Richmond during the Civil war. I enjoyed the visit.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

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 facility in the course of three & half years. This included a pregnant woman who...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

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 Ranger who was very informative and friendly and looked...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

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 excellent historic narration and tells a good joke or two. Free parking.

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This museum gives details of a Civil War Hospital in the south and is very informative. Do not miss the other Civil War sites in Richmond, Virginia as well.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We stopped in this NPS site to check out Civil War activities. The building was not there during the Civil War and all the buildings that were there are gone. The building is small and offers a lot of information on the 100 building hospital...More

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448Dianne
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Response from Rob R | Reviewed this property |
The Park Service has uniformed employees at Chimborazo that may be able to assist you. Maybe someone at the Virginia Historical Society on the Boulevard in the Museum District can answer your question. Or try the Library of... More
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