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Near Raeford in Hoke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

State Sanatorium

 
 
State Sanatorium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. State Sanatorium Marker
Inscription.  Opened in 1908. First state institution in North Carolina for treating tuberculosis. Sponsored by Dr. J. E. Brooks of Greensboro.
 
Erected 1957 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number I-47.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & 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 1908.
 
Location. 35° 3.605′ N, 79° 20.726′ W. Marker is near Raeford, North Carolina, in Hoke County. Marker is on Old State Highway 211, 0.4 miles Aberdeen Road (State Highway 211), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 855 Old Hwy 211, Raeford NC 28376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Mackall (approx. 5.1 miles away); Monroe’s Crossroads (approx. 8.1 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 8.2 miles away); John Tyrant Patrick (approx. 8.3 miles away); Edenborough Medical College
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(approx. 8˝ miles away); 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion (Separate) (approx. 12.1 miles away); Temperance Hall (approx. 12.2 miles away); Gerald Johnson (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raeford.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Wide view of the State Sanatorium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the State Sanatorium Marker
State Sanatorium image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. State Sanatorium
Administrative buildings from the State Sanatorium later the McCain Correctional Hospital.
State Sanatorium image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
4. State Sanatorium
Abandoned buildings from the State Sanatorium later the McCain Correctional Hospital.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,993 times since then and 150 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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