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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 379: US Public Health Service Hospital

A hospital located off of Lake Street provided health care to US service members for over a hundred years. Former Park Ranger, historian, and author, John Martini tells us about the origins through the decommissioning of the USPHS Hospital.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - May 16, 2020

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 379: US Public Health Service Hospital Outside Lands Podcast Episode 379: US Public Health Service Hospital

(above) Public Health Service Hospital, Apr 11, 1931

Public Health Service Hospital in the Presidio nearing completion, west of Mountain Lake. Taken from approximately 15th Ave and Lake Street. [U.S. Marine Hospital. Presidio near 14th Ave.] [dpwbook47 dpwA2957]
DPW Horace Chaffee

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