Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Elizabeth Blackwell

 
 
Elizabeth Blackwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
1. Elizabeth Blackwell Marker
Inscription.
Born in Bristol, England, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), moved to Cincinnati in 1838. Blackwell applied to several medical schools before being accepted to Geneva Medical College in New York. In 1849, she received a medical degree, becoming the first fully accredited female doctor. In New York, Blackwell provided free outpatient care to women and children, and in 1857 opened a full-scale hospital, the New York Infirmary for Women and Children. As a lecturer in England and the founder of the Women's Medical College at the Infirmary, Dr. Blackwell was a pioneer in opening the medical profession to women.
 
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The International Paper Company Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 38-31.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 39° 6.331′ N, 84° 30.741′ W. Marker is in Cincinnati, Ohio, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and 9th Street (U.S. 22), on the left when traveling south on Walnut Street. Click for map. Marker is on the YMCA wall at the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 898 Walnut Street, Cincinnati OH 45202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Elizabeth Blackwell Marker at YWCA image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
2. Elizabeth Blackwell Marker at YWCA
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piatt Park (about 600 feet away); Fuldner Mortuary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wiltsee Undertaker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio Military Trails (approx. 0.2 miles away); Military Roads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cincinnati Riots of 1884 / Sheriff Morton Lytle Hawkins (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Athenaeum (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cincinnati.
 
Also see . . .
1. Elizabeth Blackwell. (Submitted on November 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Elizabeth Blackwell. (Submitted on November 4, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. HeroesNotable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
YWCA Entrance Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
3. YWCA Entrance Detail
YWCA Entrance Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
4. YWCA Entrance Detail
YWCA Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 31, 2009
5. YWCA Cornerstone
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 4,755 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement