Mound Bayou in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Knights and Daughters of Tabor, Inc.
opened Taborian Hospital under
the leadership of P. M. Smith
Second oldest hospital for Blacks in Mississippi
First hospital in Mound Bayou
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior
Designated as a
Mississippi Landmark by the State of Mississippi
Erected 2012 by Historic Mound Bayou Foundation.
Location. 33° 52.802′ N, 90° 43.649′ W. Marker is in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of North Edwards Avenue and East M L King Jr Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Edwards Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 North Edwards Avenue, Mound Bayou MS 38762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mound Bayou (here, next to this marker); Site of Mound Bayou Oil Mill & Manufacturing Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Friendship Clinic (within shouting distance of this marker); T. R. M. Howard Mound Bayou Blues (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Newton (Keys) Hotel Site (about 700 feet away); AKA Mobile Health Project (approx. 0.6 miles away); Delta Health Center (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound Bayou.
More about this marker. Mound Bayou's Heritage Walking Trail.
Also see . . .
1. About the Historic Taborian Hospital. (Submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Newspaper Clippings: Taborian Hospital. (Submitted on November 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.