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The Tuomey Hospital

 
 
The Tuomey Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. The Tuomey Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Sumter Hospital was begun 1904 by Drs. S. C. Baker, Walter Cheyne, Archie China, H. M. Stuckey, and was built shortly thereafter nearby. Renamed Tuomey following purchase in 1913 with funds from will of T. J. Tuomey (1842-1897) which specified that a community hospital be established. Gifts were added by Mrs. Tuomey (Ella Bogin), & Neill O'Donnell, a relative. Generous citizens give their continuing support.
 
Erected 1987 by The Sumter County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 43-23.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 33° 55.444′ N, 80° 20.656′ W. Marker is in Sumter, South Carolina, in Sumter County. Marker is on North Washington Street (U.S. 76/521) near West Calhoun Street (U.S. 401), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sumter SC 29150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sumter Institute (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Military Post / Potter's Raid (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church Sumter
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumter District Confederate Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumterville Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Thomas Sumter 1734 -1832 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Potter's Headquarters / Federal Order Of Battle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sumter's Court Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sumter.
 
The Tuomey Hospital Marker as seen looking north along North Washington Street (US 76, US 521) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 10, 2010
2. The Tuomey Hospital Marker as seen looking north along North Washington Street (US 76, US 521)
The Tuomey Hospital and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 10, 2010
3. The Tuomey Hospital and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,597 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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