Bellevue Hospital In New York Has A Dark And Fascinating History
By Lisa Sammons|Published July 21, 2021
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Bellevue Hospital in New York has a truly fascinating history. Founded in 1736, it’s the oldest public hospital in the United States.
Bellevue is still operating in the present-day, now under the official name NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue. It is still one of the largest hospitals in the country by number of beds, with nearly 850.
For another place in New York with a creepy backstory, check out the Island of the Dead, Hart Island.
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