Yorktown Memorial Hospital

Brief SummaryEdit

Yorktown Memorial Hospital in Texas was built in 1951 and was run by the Felician Sisters of The Roman Catholic Church. It closed its doors as a hospital in 1986, when it became a drug rehab facility until its total decommission in 1992. Today the building is private property, but is available for tours. It is reported to be highly active and very haunted.

HistoryEdit

A religious group called the "Felician Sisters" were women who worked alongside the Roman Catholic Church from 1855, the year they were founded. These women were "inspired by the lives of Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Clare, Saint Felix of Cantalic, and Blessed Mary Angela" to help those in need through dutiful service and care.

During the 1950s, whilst Korea war was still going on, the idea of building a hospital in Yorktown stemmed from the inaccessibility of one (since a hospital located in San Antonio being the closest in the area). The money used came from fundraisers and donations and grants from companies such as the Ford Motor Company.