Skip Navigation

Sign In or Register

West-virginia-encyclopedia-text

St. Francis Hospital


Dec 13, 1913

A group of Franciscan Sisters arrived from Williamsville, NY, to manage the St. Francis Hospital

1913

St. Francis Hospital was founded by Patrick J. Donahue

Other events that happened on or around 1913

Jan 15, 1914

St. Francis Hospital opened

Jan, 1915

St. Francis Nursing School opened

Jan 24, 1917

A new St. Francis Hospital opened

1917

The first class from St. Francis Nursing School graduated

Other events that happened on or around 1917

1921

The Franciscan Sisters of St. Francis Hospital in Charleston were recalled to New York

Other events that happened on or around 1921

1924

Money from the John B. Crowley estate paid for a new addition to St. Francis Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1924

1939

New nursing school facilities were built at St. Francis Hospital in Charleston

Other events that happened on or around 1939

1950

Charleston's St. Francis Hospital had 130 beds

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1961

St. Francis Nursing School in Charleston closed

Other events that happened on or around 1961

1971

An extended care facility was added to St. Francis Hospital

Other events that happened on or around 1971

1975

St. Francis Hospital board of directors developed plans for a new patient tower, parking garage, medical office building, and renovations

Other events that happened on or around 1975

1990

St. Francis Hospital was expanded

Other events that happened on or around 1990

1995

The Sisters of St. Joseph of Wheeling sold St. Francis Hospital to Columbia HCA

Other events that happened on or around 1995

2005

St. Francis Hospital was bought by LifePoint Hospitals of Tennessee

Other events that happened on or around 2005


View Articles by Existing Key Dates or Specify Your Own Date Range

West Virginia Humanities Council | 1310 Kanawha Blvd E | Charleston, WV 25301 Ph. 304-346-8500 | © 2020 All Rights Reserved

About e-WV | Our Sponsors | Help & Support | Contact Us The essential guide to the Mountain State can be yours today! Click here to order.