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Tacoma in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Fannie C. Paddock

1831 - 1881

 
 
Fannie C. Paddock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
1. Fannie C. Paddock Marker
Inscription.  Fannie Paddock moved from New York to Tacoma to build Tacoma's first hospital. Fannie died on her trip to Tacoma, but in 1882 the Fannie C. Paddock Memorial Hospital was dedicated.
 
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Location. 47° 16.493′ N, 122° 27.835′ W. Marker is in Tacoma, Washington, in Pierce County. Marker is at the intersection of North 30th Street and North Starr Street, on the right when traveling west on North 30th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2101 North 30th Street, Tacoma WA 98403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Janet Elder Steele (within shouting distance of this marker); Nettie Asberry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Margaret Meeker Davis (about 300 feet away); Alice Maude Smith, M.D. (about 700 feet away); Jennie Jones (about 800 feet away); Emma Smith Devoe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ester Allstrum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Job Carr's Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tacoma.
 
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Fannie C. Paddock Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 25, 2016
2. Fannie C. Paddock Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here, mounted in the sidewalk in front of the Old Town Musical Society Building.
 Our History (MultiCare). ... 1882 Fannie C. Paddock Memorial Hospital is dedicated on April 29, 1882, at 2511 N. Starr St. in Tacoma, Washington Territory. The hospital is established by Bishop John A. Paddock in honor of his wife, Fannie, who had died exactly one year earlier while the family made the trip from New York to provide health care in the West. The Rev E. F. Miles, MD, is the hospital's first resident physician and chaplain. (Submitted on November 3, 2016.) 
 
<i>Fannie Paddock Hospital, Tacoma, Wash.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1908
3. Fannie Paddock Hospital, Tacoma, Wash.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 157 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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Nov. 29, 2020