Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
World's First Shriners Hospital
Established on this site September 16, 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Shreveport became the world's first Shriners Hospital. In 1986, the original building was replaced with a new facility. From its beginnings in Shreveport, Shriners Hospitals for Children has grown to include 22 specialty hospitals across North America.
Erected 2008 by The El Karubah Shriners of Shreveport, LA.
Location. 32° 28.899′ N, 93° 45.406′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Samford Avenue and Kings Highway, on the right when traveling south on Samford Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3100 Samford Avenue, Shreveport LA 71103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Shriners Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Pine Wold (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trimble House (approx. half a mile away); Files House (approx. half a mile away); Walker House (approx. half a mile away); Robinson Place Barret Place (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bliss-Hoyer House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on September 15, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. 2. submitted on September 15, 2019. 3. submitted on September 15, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.