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Saint Thomas Hospital

 
 
Saint Thomas Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 4, 2009
1. Saint Thomas Hospital Marker
Inscription. On April 11, 1898, at the request of Nashville Bishop Thomas Byrne, the Daughters of Charity opened St. Thomas Hospital on this site in the former home of Judge J.M. Dickinson. Named for Byrne's patron saint, the hospital began as a 26-bed "refuge for the sick," opened a new building in 1902, operated a School of Nursing, and grew to 333 beds before moving in 1974 to 4220 Harding Road.
 
Erected 1988 by the Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 102.)
 
Location. 36° 9.127′ N, 86° 48.047′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Hayes Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wallace University School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governors' Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vanderbilt University (approx. ¼ mile away); Nashville Academy of Medicine (approx. 0.3 miles away); RCA Studio B (approx. half a mile away); Scarritt College for Christian Workers
Saint Thomas Hospital Marker 'reverse' image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 4, 2009
2. Saint Thomas Hospital Marker 'reverse'
(approx. half a mile away); Disciples of Christ Historical Society (approx. half a mile away); BMI (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia entry for Saint Thomas Hospital (past & present). (Submitted on December 2, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkScience & Medicine
 
Saint Thomas Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 4, 2009
3. Saint Thomas Hospital Marker
Baptist Hospital is now on the site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on March 13, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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