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LACONIA — The Laconia Historical and Museum Society anounces the opening of its exhibit ''Shall We Have a Hospital?'' on Tuesday, September 3 at 6 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library. The movement for a hospital began on November 21, 1891 with an editori

LACONIA — The Laconia Historical and  Museum Society anounces the opening of its exhibit ''Shall We Have a Hospital?'' on Tuesday, September 3 at 6 p.m. at the Laconia Public Library.

The movement for a hospital began on November 21, 1891 with an editorial in the Laconia Democrat outlining the need for a local hospital. A tragic accident in 1897 demonstrated that need and through innovative fundraising, bequests and donations it became a reality.

Laconia is proud of their "local" hospital and the road it traveled on its way to greatness. Join the society for a walk through the history of the Laconia Hospital and meet those that helped make the hospital a reality at the exhibit which is on display from September to November at the library.

The society extends a special thanks to Patricia Rice, manager, Communications and Program Development at  LRGHealthcare, for her assistance.

 

 
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