London in Middlesex County, Ontario — Central Canada
Birthplace of Insulin
This statue, created by sculptor John Miecznikowski, depicts Dr. Banting at the age of 29. It was unveiled on July 7, 1989 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother as a lasting tribute to the great Canadian medical scientist and Nobel laureate.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1862.
Location. 42° 59.397′ N, 81° 13.907′ W. Marker is in London, Ontario, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Adelaide Street and Queens Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Adelaide Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 442 Adelaide Street North, London ON N6B 3H8, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of the Flame of Hope (here, next to this marker); Banting House (a few steps from this marker); The East London Town Hall (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Engine 86 (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Harold A. Rogers, O.C., O.B.E. (approx. one kilometer away); London Armouries (approx. one kilometer away); London War Cenotaph (approx. 1.2 kilometers away); Veterans' Garden (approx. 1.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London.
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