Chimborazo Medical Museum

Here on this 40-acre plateau the Confederates built Chimborazo Hospital, one of the largest and best known Civil War military hospitals. Its neat rows of pavilion buildings enhanced ventilation and served as a model for many postwar hospitals. None of Chimborazo's 150 wooden structures exist today.
The large building before you was constructed in 1909 as a federal weather station. It houses the Chimborazo Medical Museum, which tells of the 78,000 sick and wounded Confederate soldiers who passed through the hospital from 1861-1865 and of Richmond's many other wartime hospitals.
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