An Insider's Guide to Waterloo Region

Interesting places on and off the beaten track

Freeport Hospital

Grand River Hospital, Freeport Health Centre

This is the view I see when I am at work. In the winter, the sun reflects off the windows and makes patterns on the snow-covered courtyard. This week most of the snow melted. Freeport Health Centre, built on the banks of the Grand River, has a very interesting history. Pioneer Terrace opened as a TB Sanatorium in the 1920s and a new addition including Union Terrace (pictured above) and Grand River Terrace opened in 1989. Grand River Hospital is the region’s 7th largest employer with about 2200 employees.

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Written by Ruth

March 12, 2010 at 12:07 am

Posted in Grand River, History

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  1. Home Sweet Home – probably feels like as you surely spend more time there then your own home. I have ever driven up to the hospital. It certainly does have some nice views. That is fantastic that it employees 2200 people. Great shot!

    Cheryl D

    March 12, 2010 at 7:31 am

    • Some days I use up all the energy I have inside those walls. But it is a lovely setting and very close to a nice trail along the river.

      Ruth

      March 12, 2010 at 10:36 pm


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