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Mound Bayou in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Friendship Clinic

1948

 
 
Friendship Clinic Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Friendship Clinic Marker
Inscription.
United Order of Friendship of America
opened Friendship Clinic under the
leadership of Dr. T. R. M. Howard

Second medical facility in Mound Bayou

Renamed Sarah Brown Hospital

Renamed Mound Bayou Community Hospital

Hospital closed in 1983

 
Erected 2013 by Historic Mound Bayou Foundation & AARP.
 
Location. 33° 52.838′ N, 90° 43.671′ W. Marker is in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of Edwards Avenue and Roosevelt Street, on the right when traveling south on Edwards Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Edwards Avenue, Mound Bayou MS 38762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. T. R. M. Howard (here, next to this marker); Site of Mound Bayou Oil Mill & Manufacturing Company (a few steps from this marker); Mound Bayou (within shouting distance of this marker); Taborian Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Mound Bayou Blues (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newton (Keys) Hotel Site
Former Friendship Clinic area. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Former Friendship Clinic area.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); AKA Mobile Health Project (approx. 0.6 miles away); Delta Health Center (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mound Bayou.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesScience & Medicine
 
View towards marker looking north towards JFK High School. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View towards marker looking north towards JFK High School.
Area view looking south on Edwards Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. Area view looking south on Edwards Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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