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Near Morris in Otsego County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Yates

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

 
Erected 1965 by Zion Church.
 
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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Village Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Daniel Scribner's Home (approx. 6.6 miles away); New Berlin (approx. 7 miles away); St. Andrews Church and Cemetery (approx. 7.7 miles away); Historic Law Office (approx. 7.8 miles away); Anson Burlingame (approx. 7.8 miles away); John P. Usher (approx. 7.9 miles away); White Store Church (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Smallpox, A History. (Submitted on January 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. 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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