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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Leonard Medical School

 
 
Leonard Medical School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 15, 2010
1. Leonard Medical School Marker
Leonard Medical Center was one of fourteen medical schools founded in the late 19th century for the education of African-Americans.
Inscription. Nation's first four-year medical school. Trained 400 African American physicians. Operated here from 1882 to 1918.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-111.)
 
Location. 35° 46.217′ N, 78° 38.326′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on South Wilmington Street 0.1 miles north of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 S. Wilmington Steet, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (within shouting distance of this marker); Governorís Palace of North Carolina (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governorís Palace (about 700 feet away); General Grant (about 700 feet away); Estey Hall (about 700 feet away); Shaw University (about 700 feet away); James H. Young (approx. ľ mile away); Tupper Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Leonard Hall (Shaw University). (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. National Park Service: Leonard Hall
Leonard Hall - Shaw University image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 15, 2010
2. Leonard Hall - Shaw University
. National Register of Historic Places travel itinerary in Raleigh. (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationScience & Medicine
 
Tyler Hall - Shaw University image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 15, 2010
3. Tyler Hall - Shaw University
View of Tyler Hall, formerly the hospital adjacent to Leonard Hall built in 1910.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 785 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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