Morris Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children

Exterior view of several long, single-story buildings.

Quick Facts

Location:
Along Morris Memorial Rd between James River Tpk and U.S. Rt. 60, Milton, WV
Designation:
National Register of Historic Places
OPEN TO PUBLIC:
No
Morris Memorial Hospital for Crippled Children is eligible for listing in the National Register at the local level under Criterion A: Health/Medicine for its significance as self-sufficient children's hospital, used primarily for the treatment of polio. It is also eligible at the local level under Criterion A: Social History for its association with the Works Progress Administration, the Depression-era public works agency that funded and constructed the building. The period of significance begins in 1936, when the building was constructed, and ends in 1960 when the hospital closed.

Last updated: July 28, 2017