Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Nashville General Hospital



Marker ID: NHC 
Location: Hermitage Avenue at Nashville General Hospital, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
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Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Opened on this site February 1890, with a capacity of 60 beds. Doctor Charles Brower of the University of Nashville Medical Department was appointed Superintendent. In 1891 a school of nursing was opened with Miss Charlotte E. Perkins as Superintendent. This was the first training school for nurses between the Ohio River and New Orleans.


Notes:

Erected: 1971 -- Note: This location is from the web site. The Nashville General Hospital is located at 1818 Albion Street, Nashville, TN. I was able to see 2 markers on Dr D B Todd Jr St., Nashville, TN