Saint Joseph's

Saint Joseph's (HM20LO)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30308 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 45.725', W 84° 23.057'

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Atlanta's Oldest Hospital

On April 21, 1880, four Sisters of Mercy from Savannah, Georgia opened Atlanta's first permanent hospital, a 10-bed facility located on this site, where it remained for nearly 100 years.

During that time, the hospital grew in size and scope, eventually encompassing the entire block, and included a dedicated surgical ward, chapel, outpatient clinic for the poor and the state's first nursing school.

With the goal of "extending the mission of healing mercy begun by Christ through a just and compassionate regard for all who suffer," the hospital became renowned for its medical expertise, compassionate care, and commitment to Atlanta's sickest and poorest individuals.

In 1978, the hospital moved to its present location in Sandy Springs in north Atlanta.

Today, Saint Joseph's continues its mission of mercy and is recognized as one of the country's leading acute-care specialty hospitals.
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HM NumberHM20LO
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Year Placed2005
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Date Added Thursday, August 10th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 742259 N 3738851
Decimal Degrees33.76208333, -84.38428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 45.725', W 84° 23.057'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 45' 43.5" N, 84° 23' 3.4199999999999" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 240-288 Courtland St NE, Atlanta GA 30308, US
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