Frontier Nursing Service (NRIS 90002126)
Hospital Hill, off Hickory St.,
KY. County/parish: Leslie.
4 contributing buildings.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
January 11, 1991.
Also known as:
- Frontier Nursing Service Complex
- Frontier Nursing Service
- The Frontier Nursing Service provides healthcare services to rural, underserved populations and educates nurse-midwives.
The Service maintains six rural healthcare clinics in eastern Kentucky, the Mary Breckinridge Hospital, the Mary Breckinridge Home Health Agency, the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing and the Bed and Breakfast Inn at Wendover, Kentucky.
This was founded by Mary Breckenridge. (read more...)
Significant persons associated with this site:
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/90002126