Details for Holmes Hospital

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5177002513


Marker Number 2513
Atlas Number 5177002513
Marker Title Holmes Hospital
Index Entry Holmes Hospital
Address 1118 St. Louis St.
City Gonzales
County Gonzales
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 650885
UTM Northing 3264741
Subject Codes hospitals; medical topics and health professionals; institutional buildings
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text A native of Gonzales County, Dr. George Holmes (1881-1948) began practicing medicine in Gonzales in 1915. His dream of a fully equipped hospital for the county seat was realized with the completion of this hospital building in 1921. Constructed by contractor Fred Miesenhelder, the two-story red brick building features a Spanish tile roof and a bracketed porch. It served as hospital and administrative offices until 1978. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

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