Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | June 8, 2014

Artifact of the Week – Cornwall General Hospital

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Dorine Roxie McMillan

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Dorine McMillan graduated as a Registered Nurse August 14th, 1945.

The School of Nursing opened in 1898 and closed in 1969 after training 658 nurses.

Cornwall General 001Dorine Thompson Syringe set, donated by her daughters Jan and Roxie.

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WWI era post card

This post card shows the nurses residence in the far right corner.

Cornwall General0003The official opening of the Colquhoun Memorial Home for Nurses in 1914.


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