Pittsfield in Pike County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
In Memory of John Thomson Hodgen, M.D. and Henry Hodgen Mudd, M.D.
John Thomas Hodgen, M.D.
Born, Hodgenville, KY. January 17. 1826
Died, St. Louis, MO. April 28. 1882
Professor of surgery, St. Louis Medical College
President of American Medical Association
Henry Hodgen Mudd, M.D.
Born, Pittsfield Ill. April 27. 1844
Died, St. Louis, MO. November 20. 1899
Dean and Professor of surgery St. Louis Medical College
These two boys of the same family stock reared and educated in Pittsfield became later foremost American Surgeons. This tablet is erected in their honor and as an inspiration to other boys by the physicians of Pike County
Erected 1928 by Physicians of Pike County.
Location. 39° 36.414′ N, 90° 48.321′ W. Marker is in Pittsfield, Illinois, in Pike County. Marker is on East Washington Street (U.S. 54) just west of North Monroe Street, on the right when traveling west. Located in the courtyard of the Pike County courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 East Washington Street, Pittsfield IL 62363, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Commemorating (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (a few steps from this marker); Mansion House Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Pike County's Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln's Pike County (within shouting distance of this marker); John G. Nicolay (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Daniel H. Gilmer Home and Law Office. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsfield.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 15, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. 2. submitted on October 19, 2019, by Emily Pursley of Pittsfield, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.