Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
First Commercial Dental Laboratory in America
On this site in 1887, the first commercial dental laboratory in America, the W.H. Stowe and Co. Dental Laboratory, was established by William H. Stowe and Mr. Frank F. Eddy. This historical marker, placed by the National Association of Dental Laboratories on June 24, 1987, commemorates the centennial anniversary of commercial dental laboratories in the United States.
Erected by National Association of Dental Laboratories (NALD).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is June 24, 1987.
Location. 42° 21.396′ N, 71° 3.704′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Place and Tremont Street, on the right when traveling east on Hamilton Place. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manufactory House Site (a few steps from this marker); Park Street Congregational Church (a few steps from this marker); Park Street Church (a few steps from this marker); Boston Common James Otis (within shouting distance of this marker); Tragic Events (within shouting distance of this marker); The Common / The Freedom Trail / America's First Subway (within shouting distance of this marker); Power System of Boston’s Rapid Transit, 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
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