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Near Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Medical Hall

Two miles north of this point

 
 
Medical Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 21, 2007
1. Medical Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Birthplace and home of Dr. John Archer, 1741-1810. First gradate of medicine in America, signer of the Bush Declaration March 22, 1775. Member of Congress 1802. One of the founder of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland. Father of five physicians.
 
Erected 1930 by Historical Society of Harford County, MD.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is March 22, 1712.
 
Location. 39° 33.319′ N, 76° 17.209′ W. Marker is near Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Churchville Road (Maryland Route 22) and Thomas Run Road, on the right when traveling west on Churchville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Springhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tudor Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Churchville Presbyterian Church
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Churchville (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. John Archer, The First Graduate of Medicine in America (1768). 1932 article by J. Alexis Shriver in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association. (Submitted on June 23, 2007.) 
 
Medical Hall - Residence of Dr. John Archer image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 21, 2007
2. Medical Hall - Residence of Dr. John Archer
Dwelling is now a private residence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,805 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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