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Prairieville in Hale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar

1872-1956

 
 
Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
1. Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar Marker
Inscription. Discover of the antibiotic, Aureomycin

Son of a beloved country doctor, he carried a dedicated spirit to the frontiers of science

Having won degrees at Alabama, Auburn, Missouri, Harvard and Cornell, he taught at Cornell, Missouri, Wisconsin, completing his researches and discoveries at Lederle Laboratories

His discoveries opened a new era in medicine helping physicians save the lives of millions.

Site of birthplace and boyhood home - 300 yards.
 
Erected 1991 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 30.588′ N, 87° 42.032′ W. Marker is in Prairieville, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is on County Road 12 west of State Highway 69, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gallion AL 36742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Andrew’s Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Freetown (approx. 2.3 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Vine And Olive Colony (approx. 6.1 miles away); St. Michael's Cemetery
Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
2. Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar Marker
(approx. 7.4 miles away); St. Michael's Episcopal Churchyard (approx. 7.4 miles away); Gaineswood (approx. 7.9 miles away); Demopolis Methodist Church (approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Hawthorne, Boyhood Home Of Dr. Benjamin Duggar from Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Benjamin Minge Duggar A Biographical Memoir by J . C. Walker. (Submitted on November 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar Boyhome Home Located Beyond The Tree Line image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
3. Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar Boyhome Home Located Beyond The Tree Line
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 855 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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