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Hollidaysburg in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Daniel Hale Williams

(1856-1931)

 
 
Daniel Hale Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
1. Daniel Hale Williams Marker
Inscription. Here was boyhood home of the Black physician who pioneered successful heart surgery, 1893. Founded Provident Hospital, Chicago, 1891. Chief surgeon at Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, DC, 1894-98. Charter member, College of Surgeons, 1913.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 25.666′ N, 78° 23.542′ W. Marker is in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of Blair Street (U.S. 22) and Wayne Street, on the right when traveling west on Blair Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hollidaysburg PA 16648, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blair County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Basin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Fetter (approx. 1.2 miles away); Frankstown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Leap-The-Dips Roller Coaster (approx. 3 miles away); Altoona (approx. 3.7 miles away); Blair Homestead (approx. 3.8 miles away); Baker Mansion (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hollidaysburg.
 
Categories. African AmericansScience & Medicine
 
Daniel Hale Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
2. Daniel Hale Williams Marker
Looking west on Blair Street
Daniel Hale Williams image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1900
3. Daniel Hale Williams
 
 
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