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Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Medical Office

Fred D. Sessoms, M.D.

 

— 1879-1963 —

 
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
1. Medical Office Marker
Inscription.  
An African American
who began his
practice in 1907 serving
Wilkes and surrounding
counties for 56 years.
Callie Kirkland Sessoms,
his wife & assistant,
managed the medical office
located 115 feet S.

 
Erected by Wilkes-Washington Historic Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 33° 44.2′ N, 82° 44.3′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and East Robert Toombs Avenue (U.S. 72) on South Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The White House (here, next to this marker); One of Washington's Oldest Houses (here, next to this marker); Duncan G. Cambell's First Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Fire of 1837 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of W.T. Fluker Gun Smith
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
2. Medical Office Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Lowe Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Jean Marie Chotard LaPlace Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Stage Coach Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Vault of the Citizens National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Brick Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Medical Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
3. Medical Office Marker
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By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
4. Medical Office Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 198 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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