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Ann Arbor in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Samuel Denton

 
 
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By J.T. Lambrou, September 10, 2021
1. Samuel Denton Marker
Inscription.  Professor of Medicine in the University of Michigan for ten years from 1850. He taught Pathology and the Theory and Practice of Medicine. Born July 2, 1803, at Vallkill, New York, he studied medicine at Castleton, Vermont where he received the M.D. degree in 1825 and came to Ann Arbor. He was elected to the state senate and the overnor appointed him Regent of the University, an office he held for four years. He died on August 17, 1860. With the calm faith of a Christian, he departed into the peace of the dead.

This being a translation of the original Latin text from the base of the monument
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1803.
 
Location. 42° 16.563′ N, 83° 44.257′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker can be reached from South University Avenue near Tappan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 913 S University Ave, Ann Arbor MI 48109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Fox (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Whiting (a few steps from this marker); Douglass Houghton (a
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By J.T. Lambrou, September 10, 2021
2. Samuel Denton Marker
Marker one of four surrounding the Professors Monument
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few steps from this marker); The Central Forty and The Diag (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Xi Psi Phi Fraternity (about 300 feet away); Acacia (about 400 feet away); Robert Brackett Memorial (about 400 feet away); William L. Clements Library (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
 
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By Alvah Bradish, 1852
3. Samuel Denton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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