Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Former Canadian Hospital
A tornado that killed or hurt some 200 to 260 people in the Glazier-Higgins area (10 to 27 mi. NE) on April 9, 1947, dramatized worth of this hospital — the only one in the immediate vicinity. It was closed in 1949.
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5336.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 35° 54.767′ N, 100° 22.72′ W. Marker is in Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker is at the intersection of North 7th Street and East Elsie Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North 7th Street. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Canadian (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jones Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C.T.U. Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Church Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); R. Dick Bussell (approx. ¼ mile away); John Hemphill (approx. ¼ mile away); Hemphill County Jail (approx. ¼ mile away); Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canadian.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.