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Site of Contractors General Hospital - Chiriaco Summit, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 39.665 W 115° 43.304
11S E 618515 N 3725312
Quick Description: One of two state markers in Chiriaco Summit.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2018 1:25:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMYJGE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 3

Long Description:
The plaque says, "In 1933, Dr. Sidney R. Garfield opened Contractor's General Hospital six miles west of here. His modest facility successfully delivered health care to Colorado River Aqueduct workers through a prepaid insurance plan. Later, in association with industrialist Henry J. Kaiser, Dr. Garfield applied the lessons he first learned at the hospital to create his enduring legacy: Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest nonprofit prepaid health care program."
Marker Number: 992.00

Marker Name: Site of Contractors General Hospital

County: Riverside

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 1/1/2014

Website: [Web Link]

Location: Not listed

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