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Geneseo in Henry County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hammond Henry Hospital Memorial

 
 
Hammond Henry Hospital Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2018
1. Hammond Henry Hospital Memorial
Inscription.  This statue honors the dedicated medical staff who served the citizens of Geneseq at Hammond Henry Hospital since the earliest days of the 1900's. Included in this group are Dr. Arthur Parsons who with three other physicians envisioned and helped create the hospital. His grandson Dr. James Parsons embraced the vision, delivered over 2000 babies and founded the family medical clinic, all while associated with the hospital which his grandfather helped create. Together, Dr. Arthur and Dr. Jim served the citizens of Geneseo for over 72 years.
 
Erected 2008 by Jo Ann Parsons; Artist: Sheilah Wigant-McGee; Bronze Gallery: Jeff Adams.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is November 28, 2008.
 
Location. 41° 27′ N, 90° 9.417′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, Illinois, in Henry County. Marker is on South Center Street north of West Pearl Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 S State St, Geneseo IL 61254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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Geneseo Township School, Early 1900's (within shouting distance of this marker); Bobbi K. Keller Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Nell Elizabeth (Newton) Henningsen (1917-2002) (within shouting distance of this marker); Geneseo Endowment For Excellence In Education (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Elm Tree (about 400 feet away); The Colonists (about 400 feet away); Geneseo Civil War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Geneseo Gulf War Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
Hammond Henry Hospital Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2018
2. Hammond Henry Hospital Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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