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Mound Bayou in Bolivar County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Delta Health Center

1967

 
 
Delta Health Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. Delta Health Center Marker
Inscription.
First rural community health center
in the United States

Opened by Tufts University
as Tufts Delta Health Center

Third health care facility in Mound Bayou

Serves as a much needed health resource for the
poor and disenfranchised in the Mississippi Delta

 
Erected 2012 by Historic Mound Bayou Foundation & AARP.
 
Location. 33° 52.784′ N, 90° 44.284′ W. Marker is in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, in Bolivar County. Marker is at the intersection of West Martin Luther King Jr Drive and Curtis Road, on the right when traveling west on West Martin Luther King Jr Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 702 West Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Mound Bayou MS 38762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. AKA Mobile Health Project (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named AKA Mobile Health Project (approx. mile away); Mound Bayou Blues (approx. half a mile away); Newton (Keys) Hotel Site (approx. half a mile away); T. R. M. Howard (approx. 0.6 miles away);
Marker in front of Delta Health Center image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. Marker in front of Delta Health Center
Site of Mound Bayou Oil Mill & Manufacturing Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Friendship Clinic (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mound Bayou (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mound Bayou.
 
More about this marker. Part of the Mound Bayou's Heritage Walking Trail.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
Current Delta Health Center sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. Current Delta Health Center sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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