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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Memphis City Hospital

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 20, 2014
1. Memphis City Hospital Marker
Inscription. In 1836 the state authorized building a brick hospital on this site, chiefly for river travelers. In 1873 it became a municipal institution. After its razing in 1891, the location became Forrest Park.
 
Erected 1969 by Memphis Sesquicentennial, Inc,.
 
Location. 35° 8.436′ N, 90° 2.082′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Madison Avenue. Click for map. The marker is located in Forrest Park. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathan Bedford Forrest (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); N. B. Forrest Camp 215 Sons of Confederate Veterans (about 600 feet away); Nathan Bedford Forrest III, Airman (about 600 feet away); Lowenstein Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elvis Presley and Sun Records / Sun Records (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Franklin Booth (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mallory-Neely House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkScience & Medicine
 
Memphis City Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 20, 2014
2. Memphis City Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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