Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Maury County Colored Hospital

1923-1954

 
 
Maury County Colored Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
1. Maury County Colored Hospital Marker
Inscription.  

In 1923 A.J. Armstrong, W.L. Brown, J.H. Kelly, Dr. C.E. Jones, the Rev. W.H. Lampley, J.H. Sanders, and Albert Wright founded the Maury County Colored Hospital to serve African Americans in Maury and surrounding counties. The hospital suffered financial and staffing difficulties during World War II, but remained in use by the African American community. The hospital closed when the Maury Regional Hospital opened in 1954.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 82.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 35° 36.877′ N, 87° 1.617′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on East 7th Street east of Water Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 506 E 7th Street, Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church (approx.
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
¼ mile away); The Reverend Edmund Kelly (approx. ¼ mile away); 1946 Columbia Race Riot / A.J. Morton Funeral Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nathan Vaught (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freedmen's Savings Bank and Trust Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Founding of Maury County and Columbia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nelson House Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); James K. Polk (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Maury County Colored Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
2. Maury County Colored Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=151168

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from purchases you make after using links to Amazon.com. Thank you.
Paid Advertisements
Feb. 22, 2024