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Douglas in Coffee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary

 
 
Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
1. Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary Marker
Inscription.  
This building was constructed in
September, 1909, as the first hospital
in the area. The cost, including land,
building, and equipment was $18,000.

First doctor:
Dr. C. W. Roberts

Builders and Owners:
B. H. Tanner, F. L. Sweat, C.M. Sweat

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureScience & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1909.
 
Location. 31° 30.53′ N, 82° 51.086′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Georgia, in Coffee County. Marker is on West Ward Street (Georgia Route 32) 0.1 miles west of Peterson Avenue South (U.S. 441), on the left when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level near the northeast corner of the subject building, facing north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 West Ward Street, Douglas GA 31533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coffee County Confederate Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coffee County (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Coffee County (about 300 feet away); G & F Railroad / Norfolk Southern Railroad
Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
2. Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary Marker
(marker is mounted near the left/east side of the front portico)
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(about 400 feet away); The Coffee County Bank Building (about 400 feet away); Martin Theater (about 500 feet away); Tanner Mercantile Company (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Tanner Mercantile Company (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
 
Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary<br>(<i>north/front elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
3. Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary
(north/front elevation)
(marker partially visible behind leftmost column)
Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary (<i>northwest elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
4. Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary (northwest elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 13, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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