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Julia F. Burnham Hospital, Champaign, Illinois
Julia F. Burnham Hospital, Champaign, Illinois
Resource Typeimage
TitleJulia F. Burnham Hospital, Champaign, Illinois
Coverage / Year1895
Description310 E. Springfield Ave., Champaign.
InterpretationAlbert C. Burnham was a principal contributor for the 1895 hospital, which was named for his wife. She was active in the Champaign Social Science Club, an organization that spearheaded the drive for a charitable hospital in Champaign. Julia F. Burnham did not live to see the building completion. She died in December 1894. In 1924, voters approved the hospital's purchase and it became Burnham City Hospital. Covenant Medical Center purchased the building from the City of Champaign in 1989 and closed it in 1992.
Lesson Plans / ThemesUrban Treasure Hunt
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorMiller, Patricia L.; Illinois Heritage Association
SourceHistory in Postcards: Champaign, Urbana, and the University of Illinois. Willis C. Baker, Patricia L. Miller. Illinois Heritage Association, 1993.
Subject / KeywordsChampaign, Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; Buildings; Hospitals; Health care
Collection PublisherIllinois Heritage Association
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
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Resource Identifieriha00190
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