First Shriners Hospital
On this site a dedicated group of men from
the Shriners International Fraternity began
the legacy of providing free healthcare
services to children by opening the world's
First Shriners Hospital on
September 16th, 1922.
This plaque placed by the Grand Lodge of the State of Louisiana
Free and Accepted Masons
M: W: Clayton J. Borne, III - Grand Master.
Donated by Desoto Shrine Club of Mississippi.
Erected 2006 by Grand Lodge of the State of Louisiana Free and Accepted Masons, Desoto Shriners Club of Mississippi.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1922.
Location. 32° 28.886′ N, 93° 45.429′ 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 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.