Driving directions to Hospital Pulau Pinang (suggested routes)
From Kg Doddol, Jalan Perak, Jelutong, Penang to Hospital P Pinang (3.5 km, 6 mins)
In Kg Dodol, head south on Solok Free School toward Jalan Free School (29 m)
Turn left at Jalan Free School (400 m)
Turn left at Jalan Perak (1.8 km)
Follow slight left to stay on Jalan Perak (1.8 km)
Continue (left) onto Jalan Macalister (650 m)
Continue onto Jalan Residensi (450 m)
Turn left at Jalan Hospital (100 m)
|Overhead bridge of Penang General Hospital|
Main block of Penang General Hospital
A cenotaph has been constructed to commemorated the donors for various portions of Penang General Hospital, which initially was the Pauper's Hospital (a hospital for poor patients) and prior to that the Industrial Shed.
in constructing the surrounding walls and a ward of this hospital.
The site of this hospital was the gift of the Gee Hin Society.
The Industrial Shed was presented by HM the King of Siam on 24 May 1890.
[Note: More on biography of Messrs Oh Yean Heng and history of Penang General Hospital
is provided by Raymond Boon at his blog]
Cenotaph and main block of Penang General Hospital
|Cenotaph in the parking lot|
|Industrial Shed presented by His Majesty The King of Siam, May 24th 1890|
DonorsMahamed Amin & Mahamed Meydin
Peer Mahamed & Sancardoss
Chandapa & Ong Hong Guan
Shaik Jan & Madar Daw
Pakir[Query: Could this name refer to Pakir Mydin, the Sumatran betel leaves & areca nut tycoon?]
See more, read more at:
Timothy Tye's Penang General Hospital
Raymond Boon's Penang General Hospital