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Newport in Campbell County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dr. Thomas Hinde

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
1. Dr. Thomas Hinde Marker
Inscription.  Northern Kentucky's first doctor. Born in Oxfordshire, England on July 10, 1737. Graduate of Royal College of Physicians. Served at Quebec with Gen. James Wolfe. In 1765 settled in Virginia; personal physician to Patrick Henry. Chief Surgeon, 1775, for the "Gun Powder Expedition." Practiced medicine in Newport from the early 1800s until his death Sept. 28, 1828.
Presented by Campbell-Kenton County Medical Society

 
Erected 1970 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1386.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 10, 1737.
 
Location. 39° 5.561′ N, 84° 29.811′ W. Marker is in Newport, Kentucky, in Campbell County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Place and York Street (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling east on Court Place
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2021
2. Dr. Thomas Hinde Marker
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. Marker is at the northeast corner of the Campbell County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 York Street, Newport KY 41071, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul's Church (a few steps from this marker); Campbell County, Kentucky World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Newport ~~ War of 1812 (within shouting distance of this marker); “Tommygun” Inventor (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southgate Street School (approx. ¼ mile away); James Taylor, Newport's Founder (approx. ¼ mile away); Newport Barracks (approx. ¼ mile away); Licking River (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Hinde (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
Dr. Thomas Hinde Marker image. Click for full size.
By Benjamin West, 1770
3. Dr. Thomas Hinde Marker
This painting, titled The Death of General Wolfe, depicts Dr. Thomas Hinde (in blue coat) tending to the dying general during the 1759 Battle of Quebec.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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