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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Morris in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

William Yates

William Yates Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, January 5, 2020
1. William Yates Marker
Baronet, humanitarian, noted
doctor, from Sapperton, Eng.
Introduced vaccination in
America in Philadelphia in
1799. Died, Morris, Mar. 1857

Erected 1965 by Zion Church.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1857.
Location. 42° 32.792′ N, 75° 13.3′ W. Marker is near Morris, New York, in Otsego County. Marker is at the intersection of New York State Route 23 and Pegg Road, on the left when traveling east on State Route 23. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morris NY 13808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Village Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 5.7 miles away); Site of Daniel Scribner's Home (approx. 6.6 miles away); Laurens, NY War Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away); John Sleeper’s Log House (approx. 6.9 miles away);
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Gilbertsville, NY (approx. 7˝ miles away); School House (approx. 7˝ miles away); New Berlin (approx. 7˝ miles away).
Also see . . .  Smallpox, A History. (Submitted on January 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 64 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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