This cream marble plaque memorializes the government officials, hospital administrators, architect and builders who were responsible for establishing the new Shreveport Charity Hospital. Although the plaque shows the erection date as 1903, the hospital did not open until June 1, 1904. The plaque reads: W.W. Heard, Governor; Thos C. Barret, State Senator; Board of Administrators: Thos B. Chase, Pres; Wm. E. Hamilton; Michel Bernstein; T.G. Ford; J.M. Comegys; Randell Hunt, Chief Surgeon; Thomas Sully, Archt; A Skoog, Builder; J.F. Welch, Bldg. Supt.
This plaque is now located inside the Kings Highway entrance of the LSU Hospital.