From local doctors to almshouses and hospitals, medical care continues to change and impact the communities of Montgomery County. 

Hospitals are a common site throughout Montgomery County, but that was not always the case. From local doctors to almshouses and nonprofit organizations, the way we treat the sick and injured has changed drastically since the founding of the county.


In this exhibit:

Montgomery County Almshouse

Notable Doctors

Former Hospitals

Norristown State Hospital

Care and Controversy

Sunrise Mill

Memories of River Crest 


Furture of Healthcare