Temple, Texas has grown exponentially as more businesses continue to move here. With more people moving to the area too, the city's only going to keep growing to make sure there's room for everybody. That means more restaurants, shopping centers, and ways for people to entertain themselves.

But while there are many things that are being built in Temple and across Bell County to accommodate new neighbors and opportunities, there's one building that's been standing on a hill for decades, serving as a part of the Bell County skyline that's unmissable and unmistakable.

Baylor Scott & White Medical in Temple

The hospital first opened in 1897. Of course, it wasn't the mini city it is today. With time, innovation, and the improvements in health care, the organization has ballooned, and so have the hospital facilities. Many Scott and White buildings have come and gone through the decades, but those spires on South 31st street we all know and love have become a key part of Temple's character and identity.

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Throughout the years, many have walked inside the buildings. But we wanted to know what Scott and White in Temple looked like at the very beginning. We all know what the hospital looks like right now:

Baylor Scott and White
Baylor Scott and White

The enormous modern-day campus is instantly recognizable if you live around the Temple area. So now it's time to hit the metaphorical rewind button to go back to the starting point. What has Baylor Scott and White looked like throughout its history?

[PICS] See Baylor Scott & White in Temple, TX Growing Through the Years

Baylor Scott and White, much like Central Texas, has grown throughout the years. It's hard to imagine that a structure that's dominated the Bell County skyline for decades now started out as a tiny frontier cabin. Let's take a trip through time for a quick visual history of Scott & White Temple. (Special thanks to Jeff Swindoll with Baylor Scott & White for his invaluable assistance.)

Well, that covers the entire growth of Baylor Scott and White in Temple - for now, at least. The last question we ask however...where did the Lego building of the hospital disappear to? If you have a pic of it, please use our free app to send it our way. We'd credit you and thank you!

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