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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

First Shriners Hospital

 
 
First Shriners Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
1. First Shriners Hospital Marker
Inscription.  
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.
2006
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 WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsScience & Medicine.
 
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

First Shriners Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, August 30, 2019
2. First Shriners Hospital Marker
of this marker. World's First Shriners Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Marston House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Moore House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pine Wold (approx. half a mile away); Trimble House (approx. half a mile away); Files House (approx. half a mile away); Walker House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robinson Place (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
 
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 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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