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Simkins v. Cone

 
 
Simkins v. Cone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2021
1. Simkins v. Cone Marker
Inscription.  Landmark federal court of appeals decision 1963 involving Cone Hospital led to racial integration of hospitals in the U.S.
 
Erected 2016 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-120.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1963.
 
Location. 36° 5.471′ N, 79° 47.323′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on North Elm Street, 0.1 miles north of East Northwood Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 N Elm St, Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guilford County Health Department (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cone Brothers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fisher Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); "The Genesis Monument" (approx. 0.6 miles away); Our Confederate Dead
Simkins v. Cone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, June 19, 2021
2. Simkins v. Cone Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); T. Gilbert Pearson (approx. 0.9 miles away); David Schenck (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Preddy (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Additional keywords. desegregation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Dec. 2, 2022