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Item information

Title:
Rex Hospital
Description:
Rex Hospital opened in its current location in the 1950s. It was started in 1894, using funds provided in the will of John Rex, a prominent Raleigh citizen, who died in 1839.
Topics:
Campus and Town
Subjects:
Hospitals
Original Format:
Black and white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
0012820
Created Date:
Names:
Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.) more info on Rex Hospital (Raleigh, N.C.) 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: Rex Hospital (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Historical note:
The original Rex Hospital was opened in 1894 in the Charles Manly House on South St. on Raleigh. The hospital moved into a new facility in 1937 on the corner of Wade Avenue and St. Mary's St. The current Rex Hospital is located on Blue Ridge Rd. and the hospital moved there in 1980. From the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, Volume 5 by William S. Powell. Page 202.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Subjects:
Health facilities
Hospitals
Latitude, Longitude:
35.78551, -78.642669