Charity Hospital Improvements – Vicksburg MS

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$4,600 project was allotted for Vicksburg Charities hospital for main building and nurses’ home renovations in 1934. The building that began as the city hospital in the 1840s because a state institution around 1871, operated from a former plantation mansion. It closed in 1989 following numerous renovations/alterations. It was demolished February 2019.

Source notes

Insane hospital ready on Jan. 1. (Sep 11, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 1.
$220,000 is Expended on State Repair Work for First Two Months. (Sep 28, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 18.

Allocation of Funds is Made. (Oct 11, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 14.Improvements by ERA and State Program Completed. (Mar 14, 1935). Clarion-Ledger, p. 3, 5.

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved Nov 22, 2019 from:
https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Vicksburg&County=Any

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on November 23, 2019.

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Location Info


1422 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Vicksburg, 39183

Coordinates: 32.354997, -90.86982499999999

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