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Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home

 
 
Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home Marker
Inscription. This is the site of Kingston Wayside Home, the first Confederate hospital, established in August, 1861 by the Soldier’s Aid Society and other citizens of this vicinity. More than 10,000 sick and wounded Confederate soldiers received necessary medical attention within its walls during the three years it was operated.
 
Erected by Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, Historic Sites, & Monuments.
 
Location. 34° 14.118′ N, 84° 56.754′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Park Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sherman’s March to the Sea (within shouting distance of this marker); House - Site Thomas V. B. Hargis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (about 300 feet away); Kingston Methodist Church (about 300 feet away); Rome Railroad (about 400 feet away); Confederate Memorial Day
Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Original Hospital Site of Wayside Home Marker
(about 500 feet away); Surrender of Confederate Troops (about 700 feet away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingston.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,207 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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