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Northern Dispensary

 
 
Northern Dispensary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 28, 2008
1. Northern Dispensary Marker
Inscription.  
Instituted 1827
Built 1831
Heal The Sick

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1827.
 
Location. 40° 44.021′ N, 74° 0.084′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Waverly Place and Grove Street, on the right when traveling west on Waverly Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27 Christopher Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Lambert Suydam House & Suydam Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Ephraim Ellsworth and the New York Fire Zouaves (within shouting distance of this marker); Alex Haley (1921-1992) (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Stonewall Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); General Philip Henry Sheridan (within shouting distance of this marker); Gay Liberation Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. The building sat vacant and untouched for over 20 years because its original deed states it must be used as a medical facility for “the worthy poor”.
 
Also see . . .
Northern Dispensary image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2, 2017
2. Northern Dispensary
The marker is above the entrance.
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 Northern Dispensary (Daytonian in Manhattan blog). (Submitted on November 29, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
 
Northern Dispensary image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2, 2017
3. Northern Dispensary
The Waverly Place and Grove Street sides of the triangle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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