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Site Of First Successful Caesarean In Indiana

 
 
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By Tim Fillmon, May 15, 2016
1. Site Of First Successful Caesarean In Indiana Marker
Inscription.  Site of First Successful Caesarean Section In Indiana- On the kitchen table of this house, the morning of November 6, 1880, Mrs. Luther Lucas, a farmer’s wife, was delivered of a healthy infant son, after a mid-line incision made by Dr. Moses Baker, a pioneer physician-surgeon of Stockwell. Observed by six attending doctors who refused responsibility for the success or failure, it became the first in Indiana medical history in which both mother and child lived. Dontated by Tippecanoe County Medical Society
 
Erected by Erected by Tippecanoe County Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is November 6, 1880.
 
Location. 40° 19.385′ N, 86° 46.495′ W. Marker is near Dayton, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on U.S. 52 0.4 miles north of East 700 South, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton IN 47941, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Margaret Fry (approx. 3˝ miles away); Tippecanoe County War Memorial
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By Tim Fillmon, May 15, 2016
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(approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Tippecanoe County War Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away); Highland Park (approx. 8.3 miles away); a different marker also named Highland Park (approx. 8.3 miles away); Camp Tippecanoe - - - 1861 - 1865 (approx. 8.4 miles away); Romney Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Highland Park Neighborhood (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
 
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May. 6, 2021