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Mound Bayou in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Taborian Hospital

1942

 
 
Taborian Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Taborian Hospital Marker
Inscription.  
International Order of Twelve
Knights and Daughters of Tabor, Inc.
opened Taborian Hospital under
the leadership of P. M. Smith

Second oldest hospital for Blacks in Mississippi
First hospital in Mound Bayou

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior

Designated as a
Mississippi Landmark by the State of Mississippi

 
Erected 2012 by Historic Mound Bayou Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 33° 52.802′ N, 90° 43.649′ W. Marker is in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of North Edwards Avenue and East M L King Jr Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Edwards Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Edwards Avenue, Mound Bayou MS 38762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mound Bayou (here, next to this marker); Site of Mound Bayou Oil Mill & Manufacturing Company
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Friendship Clinic (within shouting distance of this marker); T.R.M. Howard (within shouting distance of this marker); Mound Bayou Blues (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newton (Keys) Hotel Site (about 700 feet away); AKA Mobile Health Project (approx. 0.6 miles away); Delta Health Center (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound Bayou.
 
More about this marker. Mound Bayou's Heritage Walking Trail.
 
Taborian Hospital image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Taborian Hospital
View from marker looking south. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. View from marker looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 512 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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