Foard County Hospital – Crowell TX

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Description

The beautiful native-stone, rock veneer hospital was opened early in 1941. A county-sponsored, WPA project, it was one of the most modern and best equipped in this section of the country when it opened. The hospital closed in the 1960s. Today it is the home of the Rolling Plains Management Corporation.

Several Texas WPA Projects Approved By the President including Crowell, Foard county, construct county hospital and Improve adjacent grounds, $14,254.

Source notes

First paragraph was information supplied by the Crowell Firehouse Museum.

Second paragraph is a newspaper clipping from Corsicana Daily Sun dated 12/29/1939. (https://www.newspapers.com/clip/28070794/crowell_hospital/), accessed November 2019.

Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on November 9, 2019.

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Location Info


118 1st Street
Crowell, TX 79227

Location notes: 33.984912, -99.723546

Coordinates: 33.984912, -99.723546

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