Boulder Memorial Hospital (Boulder, Colorado, US)

A 93-bed acute care general hospital with specialized rehabilitation operated at Boulder, Colorado, until it was sold in 1989. It has been replaced by Avista Hospital. History. In 1893 a retired minister, John Fulton, visited Boulder, Colorado, in search of health. He was so impressed with the city that he wrote to Dr. J. H. Kellogg urging him to found a medical institution there. As a result, on Dec. 4, 1893, a health boarding home was opened in a dwelling on University Hill, and placed under the direction of Lewis Kleuster and his wife, of the Battle Creek nursing staff. From this small nucleus grew the Colorado Sanitarium, which was built by the General Conference and the Medical Missionary Board of the International Medical Missionary and Benevolent Association under the direction of D...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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Boulder, CO
United States