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Charleston Area Medical Center


1888

Sheltering Arms Hospital opened

Other events that happened on or around 1888

1899

Charleston began new hospital on Cemetery Hill

Other events that happened on or around 1899

1904

Name changed from Thomas Hospital to Charleston General Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1904

1907

McMillan Hospital created by Dr. William A. McMillan

Other events that happened on or around 1907

1921

Drs. Romie and W. F. Walker's stately home on Virginia Street in Charleston became the Mountain State Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1921

1944

A community board, which helped raise funds to build Charleston Memorial Hospital, was formed in home of Mr. and Mrs. William Ziebold Sr.

Other events that happened on or around 1944

1951

Charleston Memorial Hospital dedicated with 129 beds

Other events that happened on or around 1951

1959

Name changed from Barber Sanatorium to Kanawha Valley Memorial Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1959

1967

Marmet Hospital became part of General Hospital (now Charleston Area Medical Center)

Other events that happened on or around 1967

1969

Mountain State Hospital merged into Memorial Hospital (now Charleston Area Medical Center)

Other events that happened on or around 1969

1971

McMillan became part of Charleston General Hospital (now Charleston Area Medical Center)

Other events that happened on or around 1971

Jan 01, 1972

Charleston Area Medical Center created

1972

Agreement signed to locate a branch of WVU School of Medicine at Charleston Area Medical Center

1974

Original plan of 440 beds completed at Charleston Memorial Hospital (now CAMC)

Other events that happened on or around 1974

1976

Buildings of McMillan Hospital were demolished in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1976

1977

WVU Educational Building dedicated on grounds of CAMC Memorial Division

Other events that happened on or around 1977

1982

Kanawha Valley Memorial Hospital (later CAMC) moved to new complex

Other events that happened on or around 1982

1986

Kanawha Valley Memorial Hospital merged with Charleston Area Medical Center

Other events that happened on or around 1986


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