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Homer in Cortland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of Dr. James Henry Salisbury

 
 
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May 29, 2018
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Inscription.  Dr. James Henry Salisbury 1823. Pioneer in germ theory research. Invented salisbury steak to combat illness in Civil War soldiers.
 
Erected 2016 by The William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 289.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
 
Location. 42° 42.331′ N, 76° 11.071′ W. Marker is in Homer, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is on Stevens Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6192 Stevens Road, Homer NY 13077, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Gillett (approx. 1.2 miles away); American Kestrel (approx. 2.1 miles away); Birthplace of Francis Carpenter (approx. 2.4 miles away); Homer Dist. 2 School (approx. 2˝ miles away); Old Log Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); William Van Denburg (approx. 2.8 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homer.
 
Also see . . .
1. Salisbury Steak: Civil War Health Food (Smithsonian Magazine, June 22, 2011). (Submitted on January 1, 2019.)
2. Who Invented Salisbury Steak? (YouTube, 1.5 min., William G. Pomeroy Foundation). (Submitted on February 3, 2020.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2018, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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