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Good Samaritan Hospital

(1891-1961)

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
1. Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker
Inscription. Site of the first independent private hospital in North Carolina built exclusively for African Americans. Established by Jane Renwick Smedberg Wilkes of St. Peter's Episcopal Church. One of the oldest black hospitals then in operation in the U.S.
 
Location. 35° 13.571′ N, 80° 51.068′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is on S Graham St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mike McCormack (within shouting distance of this marker); Romare Bearden (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. P. Caldwell (approx. mile away); N. C. League of Municipalities (approx. mile away); The Last Meetings of the Confederate Cabinet (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Encampment, 1780 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the U.S. Branch Mint (approx. 0.4 miles away); Branch U.S. Mint (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
Categories. African AmericansScience & Medicine
 
Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2008
2. Good Samaritan Hospital (1891-1961) Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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