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3rd Street, Norton Infirmary
"Norton Memorial Infirmary, Louisville, Ky" 
3rd & Oak

The John N. Norton Memorial Infirmary stood at the corner of Third and Oak Streets since 1886.  The old building was the city's first protestant hospital, named for a well-loved local Episcopal priest and missionary (+1881).   Next to the hospital was a school of nursing, also Kentucky's first.

This hospital with its entrance facing Oak Street, merged with Children's Hospital (1969) and moved to it's present location in the downtown hospital district (1973).  It is now the site of Treyton Oak Towers.

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