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First Dental College

 
 
First Dental College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
1. First Dental College Marker
Inscription.  Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, first dental college in the world chartered by the General Assembly of Maryland March 6, 1840. Founders were Horace H. Hayden, M.D., D.D.S. and Chap A. Harris M.D., D.D.S. The Assembly stipulated by Act of Consolidation April 9, 1924 that the name of the college “shall be preserved as a definite Department of the University of Maryland.” The name adopted Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School University of Maryland. Tablet in Hopkins Plaza six blocks east marks original site of the college.
 
Erected by The Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is March 6, 1730.
 
Location. 39° 17.36′ N, 76° 37.539′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in University of Maryland. Marker is on West Baltimore Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 W Lexington St, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Carriage Gates of Westminster Burying Ground (about 600
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feet away, measured in a direct line); Bernard von Kapff (about 600 feet away); Local Hero, National Leader (about 600 feet away); National Independence in the Revolution and War of 1812 (about 600 feet away); The Gilmors (about 600 feet away); Infusing Style and Sophistication: The Influence of Maximilian Godefroy (about 600 feet away); James McHenry, M.D. (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named James McHenry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Additional keywords. dentistry, 🦷
 
Current University of Maryland Dental School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, September 16, 2007
2. Current University of Maryland Dental School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,145 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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