Historic Markers Across South Carolina



The Tuomey Hospital



Marker ID: SCHM 43-23
Location: Corner N Washington & Calhoun streets, Sumter
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 33° 55.438    W 080° 20.653
  33.92396666    -80.34421666
Style: Free Standing **
 



Text:

Sumter Hospital was begun 1904 by Drs. S. C. Baker, Walter Cheyne, Archie China, H. M. Stuckey, and was built shortly thereafter nearby. Renamed Tuomey following purchase in 1913 with funds from will ofT. J. Tuomey (1842 - 1897) which specified that a community hospital be established. Gifts were added by Mrs. Tuomey (Ella Bogin), & Neill O´Donnell, a relative. Generous citizens give their continuing support.

Erected by Sumter County Historical Commission - 1987