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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walter Reed

1851 - 1902

 

— Gloucester County —

 
Walter Reed Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. Walter Reed Marker
Inscription.  Reed received his medical degree from UVa at 18 and became a career Army Major. By 40 he was engaged in some of the most important work in the history of medicine. Reed's research into the cause and spread of typhoid and yellow fevers saved millions of lives. The Walter Reed Army Medical Center in D.C. is named in his honor, and is the nation's foremost military health care provider and center for worldwide health referrals, education and research.
 
Erected 1999 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Legends Walk series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.489′ N, 75° 58.421′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Atlantic Avenue just south of 14th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1216 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ella Fitzgerald (here, next to this marker); Patrick Henry (here,
Virginia Legends Walk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 20, 2010
2. Virginia Legends Walk Marker
next to this marker); Thomas Jefferson (here, next to this marker); Patsy Cline (here, next to this marker); John Marshall (here, next to this marker); Claude V. Ricketts (a few steps from this marker); Secretariat (a few steps from this marker); James P. Lannon (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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