Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dr. John William Draper, 1811-1882
Chemist, Philosopher, Historian
First Photographed the
Human Face, 1839
Erected 1940 by State Education Department.
Location. 40° 59.519′ N, 73° 52.681′ W. Marker is in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (U.S. 9) and Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hastings on Hudson NY 10706, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Edgar's Lane (approx. half a mile away); Willow Point (approx. 1.4 miles away); Westchester County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dobbs Ferry Memorial Park (approx. 1.5 miles away); Dobbs Ferry Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Skunk Hollow (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ardsley World War I Honor Roll (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rockleigh (approx. 2.6 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Hastings-on-Hudson.
Also see . . . Biography of Dr, John W. Draper. Draper's contributions to science were of a high order. He discovered some of the facts (Submitted on January 3, 2011.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
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