Allegheny Heights Hospital and Sanitarium

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Allegheny Heights Hospital and Sanitarium
Established before 1920
Closed 1926(?)
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location Davis, WV
Architecture Style Victorian
Alternate Names
  • Allegany(sic) General Hospital
  • Allegany(sic) Hospital and Sanitarium

A privately owned hospital and sanitarium in the lumbering town of Davis, WV located in the Canaan Valley. It boasted a nursing school in the early to mid 1920s. The hospital was active until at least early 1926.[1] Presumably the location was chosen for it's altitude, which contemporaries believed were beneficial to the treatment of lung diseases.

See Also[edit]

Denmar Sanitarium