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Pecos in Reeves County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Camp Hospital

 
 
Old Camp Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
1. Old Camp Hospital Marker
Marker location can be seen on wall.
Inscription. First permanent hospital in the Trans-Pecos area. Erected 1929 by pioneer physician and surgeon, Jim Camp, M.D. -- "Texas Doctor of the year" for 1950. "Dr. Jim" came to Pecos in 1900. In early days, he performed many operations using kitchen tables and other makeshift equipment. During 64 years of service, he strove to improve facilities, one of his goals being to build and to equip a modern hospital. Converted to office use 1954.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966

 
Erected 1966. (Marker Number 3699.)
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 31° 25.148′ N, 103° 30.705′ W. Marker was in Pecos, Texas, in Reeves County. Marker was at the intersection of West 4th Street and South Ross Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on West 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Pecos TX 79772, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Pecos City (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); George R. Reeves (approx. 1.1 miles away); Orient Hotel
Old Camp Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
2. Old Camp Hospital Marker
Marker location can be seen on wall, to the left of the entrance.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); The Pecos Cantaloupe (approx. 1.1 miles away); Reeves County-Pecos, Texas (approx. 1.1 miles away); Spanish Explorers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mrs. Lillie W. Cole (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pecos.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Old Camp Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 25, 2012
3. Old Camp Hospital
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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