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THE HAYDEN AND BROWN SANITARIUM
The first Black Seventh-day Adventist medical facility was founded in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1901 as the Riverside Sanitarium. Under the direction of Nellie Druillard, the sanitarium expanded to a hospital in 1927, and many prominent African-Americans visited the hospital for treatment.
Lottie Isabell Blake, M.D., the first Black Adventist physician. Born on June 10, 1876, in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, Dr. Blake labored as the director of Rock City Sanitarium in Nashville, Tennessee, the forerunner of Riverside Sanitarium and Hospital.
Possibly located on Youngs Lane…