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Taylor Memorial Hospital

Photo © 2017 David Bulit, Taylor Memorial Hospital - Hawkinsville, Georgia

Originally named the R.J. Taylor Memorial Hospital, the hospital was chartered in 1936 when Robert Jenks Taylor Sr. gave the city of Hawkinsville, Georgia $100,000 for construction of a hospital in memory of his father, Dr. Eziekiel Henry Taylor, and his grandfather, Dr. Robert Newsome Taylor, Hawkinsville’s first physicians. Robert Newsome Taylor was born April