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Carver Memorial Hospital 2A-94
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NickTnReb
N 35° 02.857 W 085° 19.012
16S E 653507 N 3879618
Quick Description: Tennessee Historical Marker for Carver Memorial Hospital.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2008 7:36:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM50RY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 13

Long Description:
Carver Memorial Hospital, a hospital for Negroes, opened on June 18, 1947, in the old West Ellis Hospital Building. Named for George Washington Carver, this healthcare facility is said to have been the first municipally-owned, tax-supported, hospital in America to have been staffed by Negro doctors, nurses, and other personnel for the care of Negro patients. Carver Memorial closed in 1962.
Marker Name: Carver Memorial Hospital 2A-94

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: 2A-94

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Comission


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