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Highlands in Macon County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mary Lapham

1860~1936

 
 
Mary Lapham Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 5, 2020
1. Mary Lapham Marker
Inscription.  Physician; innovator in treatment of tuberculosis. Served in Europe, WWI; operated a sanatorium here, 1908-1918.
 
Erected 2018 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number Q-60.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, World IWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 35° 3.364′ N, 83° 11.822′ W. Marker is in Highlands, North Carolina, in Macon County. Marker is on North 4th Street (U.S. 64) 0.1 miles north of Spruce Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 N 4th St, Highlands NC 28741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Wright Prince House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Harbison (approx. 0.2 miles away); André Michaux (approx. ¼ mile away); Moccasin War (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Edwards Inn (approx. ¼
Mary Lapham Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 5, 2020
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mile away); De Soto (approx. ¼ mile away); The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Samuel T. Kelsey (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Highlands.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Mary Lapham (1860 – 1936) – American WW1 Doctor. (Submitted on September 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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May. 28, 2022