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Winchester in Scott County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Greene Vardiman Black

1836-1915

 
 
Greene Vardiman Black Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, September 7, 2021
1. Greene Vardiman Black Marker
Inscription.  

Father of modern dentistry
Born in Scott County, Illinois

His first office (1857)
was on Lot 64, this square

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 39° 37.709′ N, 90° 27.37′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Illinois, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of West Market Street and South Main Street, on the left when traveling west on West Market Street. Marker is at the northwest corner of Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 W Market St, Winchester IL 62694, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Winchester, Illinois (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln and the Kansas Nebraska Question (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Arnold Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); Potawatomi Indians Trail of Death (approx. 6.8 miles away); Old State Road Trail (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Ninety-Ninth Illinois Infantry (approx.
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8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Lime Kiln (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Greene Vardiman Black on Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
 
Greene Vardiman Black Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, September 7, 2021
2. Greene Vardiman Black Marker
Marker is at the northwest corner of Central Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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