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Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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Pennsylvania Hospital

Founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania Hospital is the first hospital in America. The first building that was erected in 1755 is still in use today. The best view of the original building is from Pine Street between 8th & 9th Streets. Today, Pennsylvania Hospital is part of Penn Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

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Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street (primarily bounded by 8th & 9th Streets and Spruce & Pine Streets)
Philadelphia, Pa 19107


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