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Sisters made big sacrifices for hospital after fire

December 13, 2012

Photo courtesy of the St. Marys Historical Society Pictured is a view of the ruins of the original Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital after the fire of Nov. 27, 1934.

Following the fire at Andrew Kaul Memorial Hospital on Nov. 27, 1934, all that was left of the structure was its stone walls. Everything that had been made of wood inside the building was destroyed in the blaze, according to local historian Ray Beimel.
With the hospital destroyed, the Benedictine Sisters stepped in and made a big sacrifice for the benefit of the community.

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