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

Pennsylvania Medical Society

 
 
Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker
Inscription. Founded April 11, 1848, at the First Methodist Episcopal Church on this site. Its purpose was to foster the advancement of medical knowledge, relieve suffering and promote the health of the community. Samuel Humes, M.D., of Lancaster was the first president.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 2.575′ N, 76° 18.303′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Duke Street on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Stables and Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Stables (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Snyder (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Hazlett Binns (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ruamie Hill Binns (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rev. Thomas Barton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patriots of St. James Church (approx. mile away); St. James' Church (Episcopal) (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker
First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. First United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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