School for the physically disabled opened in New York City

The Hospital of the Relief of the Ruptured and Crippled in New York City opened a private school for the disabled on Lower Second Avenue, under the auspices of the New York Society of the Ruptured and Crippled. A newer 200-bed facility opened in 1870 at 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 209.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Education/Culture
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