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Dr. Bernard Stier, O.D. (1930-2005)

 
 
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By Devry Jones, March 30, 2018
1. Dr. Bernard Stier, O.D. (1930-2005) Marker
Inscription.  Dr. Bernard Stier, O.D. (1930-2005), practiced optometry at this address from the late 1950s to 1998. Dr. Stier moved his practice here after practicing at 716 King Street with his uncle, Dr. Moses Katz, O.D. (1913-1957). A longtime Alexandrian, Dr. Stier was known for his warm and caring nature and sparkling wit. Dr. Stier served as president of the Virginia State Board of Optometric Examiners and was a member of the Alexandria Commission on Persons with Disabilities. He was a longtime member of the Optimist Club of Alexandria, and served as president and executive board member of Agudas Achim Congregation of Alexandria.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 38° 48.304′ N, 77° 2.861′ W. Marker is in the Historical District in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of King Street (Virginia Route 7) and North Washington Street, on the right when traveling east on King Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 720 King Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Dr. Bernard Stier, O.D. (1930-2005) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 30, 2018
2. Dr. Bernard Stier, O.D. (1930-2005) Marker
markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alexandria Lyceum (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Memorial Parkway (within shouting distance of this marker); Timberman Brothers (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee-Fendall House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Methodist Episcopal Congregation of Alexandria (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Patton-Fowle House (about 400 feet away); Barrett Library / Black History Museum (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Historical District.
 
Additional keywords. Optometry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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