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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jane Terrell Hospital

 
 
Jane Terrell Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 1, 2015
1. Jane Terrell Hospital Marker
Inscription. The Negro Baptist Association founded the Jane Terrell Baptist Hospital at 698 Williams in 1909 under the leadership of Dr. C.A. Terrell. At his death, it was permanently renamed Terrell Memorial Hospital under the leadership of Dr. N. M. Watson. By the mid 1920s there were 100 beds, 2 operating rooms and a training school for nurses. 75% of Black registered nurses who worked for the Health Dept. were graduates of this school
 
Erected 1992 by Shelby County Historical Commission and the Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church.
 
Location. 35° 8.422′ N, 90° 1.28′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Avenue and Bellevue Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Court Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1221 Court Ave, Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kuni Wada Bakery Remembrance (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); First Congregational Church (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); The Memphis 13/Bruce Elementary
Jane Terrell Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 1, 2015
2. Jane Terrell Hospital Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Annesdale Park Subdivision (approx. 0.7 miles away); Memphis City Hospital (approx. mile away); Nathan Bedford Forrest III, Airman (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nathan Bedford Forrest (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. African AmericansScience & Medicine
 
Jane Terrell Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 1, 2015
3. Jane Terrell Hospital Marker
Jane Terrell Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler
4. Jane Terrell Hospital
From http://www.uthsc.edu/surgery/pdf_files/memphis-medical-history.pdf
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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