Monthly Archive for August, 2018

: August, 2018

Healthcare Changes in Lancaster Over the Past 125 Years

Lancaster General Hospital first opened its doors in a three-story residence at 322 North Queen Street in Lancaster City in 1893, 125 years ago. Rev. Mr. D. Wesley Bicksler, pastor of Salem Evangelical Church on Water Street, organized the creation of Lancaster General Hospital by convening 60 business leaders and representatives of local fraternal, patriotic