Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital

Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital (HM1K93)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19146 Philadelphia County
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N 39° 56.702', W 75° 10.081'

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Opened in 1895 as the first hospital for Blacks in this city, this facility trained and employed Black medical professionals who were excluded from other hospitals. In 1948, it merged to form Mercy-Douglass Hospital.
HM NumberHM1K93
Year Placed1992
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] CHUCK MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 485646 N 4421669
Decimal Degrees39.94503333, -75.16801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.702', W 75° 10.081'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 42.12" N, 75° 10' 4.86" W
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Area Code(s)215, 267
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1523 Lombard St, Philadelphia PA 19146, US
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