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Martin Luther King Jr Plaza in Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul

 
 
Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, November 4, 2007
1. Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1855, the Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul was Norfolk’s first civilian hospital. Located two blocks south at the corner of Church and Wood strees, the hospital was opened in the home of Ann Plume Behan Herron by eight Daughters of Charity during a yellow fever epidemic. It was incorporated March 3, 1856, and later named DePaul Hopital when moved to its present site at Kinglsey Lane and Granby Street.
 
Erected 1983 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number KN-1.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkNotable BuildingsScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 1802.
 
Location. 36° 51.179′ N, 76° 16.814′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. It is in Martin Luther King Jr Plaza. Marker is at the intersection of East Brambleton Avenue (U.S. 460) and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on East Brambleton Avenue. Touch for map.
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Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Church Street, Norfolk VA 23501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evelyn Thomas Butts (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John’s African Methodist Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plummer Bernard Young Sr. (1884-1962) (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church, Bute Street (approx. ¼ mile away); AKA Iota Omega (approx. ¼ mile away); Bank Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
 
Also see . . .  DePaul Hospital | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Wide view of the Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By PaulwC3, May 15, 2014
2. Wide view of the Hospital of St. Vincent dePaul Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,664 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 5, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 23, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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