Hamilton County Infirmary

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Hamilton County Infirmary
Established 1852
Opened 1853/1924/1952
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location Cincinnati, OH
Alternate Names
  • Daniel Drake Memorial Hospital



History

Opened in 1852 at the "City Infirmary" in Hartwell. Prior to the opening of Longview Asylum, it also held mental patients. In 1924 it was renamed the Hamilton County Home & operated as a nursing home and infirmary for the poor and disabled. A new facility was built in 1952 and renamed Daniel Drake Memorial Hospital, now part of the University of Cincinnati Hospital.