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.