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X-Ray Experiments

 
 
X-Ray Experiments Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 8, 2021
1. X-Ray Experiments Marker
Inscription.  Prof. Henry L. Smith pioneered medical uses for x-rays. Conducted experiments and made radiographs Feb. 1896 in physics lab nearby.
 
Erected 2008 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-108.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1896.
 
Location. 35° 29.938′ N, 80° 50.793′ W. Marker is in Davidson, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Concord Road and D Road, on the right when traveling west on Concord Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Davidson NC 28036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chairman Blake House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Davidson College (about 800 feet away); D.H. Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Granville Grant (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stinson Hall (approx. 1˝ miles
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away); Beaver Dam (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of Torrence Tavern (approx. 2.7 miles away); Torrence's Tavern (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Davidson.
 
X-Ray Experiments Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 8, 2021
2. X-Ray Experiments Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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