Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
First African-American Hospital in the United States
Erected 2001 by The Georgia Historical Society and The Georgia Infirmary, Inc. (Marker Number 25-9.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 3.487′ N, 81° 5.837′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is on Abercorn Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Near E. 35th St. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1910 Abercorn Street, Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mother Mathilda Beasley, O.S.F. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lawton Memorial Birthplace of Eighth Air Force (approx. half a mile away); The Georgia Volunteer (approx. half a mile away); British Evacuation (approx. half a mile away); Saint Phillips Monumental A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nina Anderson Pape (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charity Hospital and Training School for Nurses (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
Also see . . . Georgia Infirmary. programs are designed to help avoid or delay nursing facility placement, decrease hospitalizations and emphasize preventive health care. (Submitted on March 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,908 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.