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Good Samaritan Hospital

(1891-1961)

 
 
Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
1. Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker
Inscription.  Site of the first independent private hospital in North Carolina built exclusively for African Americans. Established by Jane Renwick Smedberg Wilkes of St. Peter's Episcopal Church. One of the oldest black hospitals then in operation in the U.S.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 35° 13.571′ N, 80° 51.068′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. It is in Charlotte center city. Marker is on S Graham St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mike McCormack (within shouting distance of this marker); Romare Bearden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nearby History (approx. ¼ mile away); J. P. Caldwell (approx. ¼ mile away); "More Hostile Than Any Other" (approx. ¼ mile away); African-American Contributions During the American Revolution (approx. ¼ mile away); Ratcliffe's Flowers (approx. ¼ mile away); N. C. League of Municipalities (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
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Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
2. Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,599 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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