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Dadeville in Tallapoosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grafenberg Medical Institute

1852 - 1861

 
 
Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, May 2, 2009
1. Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker
Inscription.  Alabama’s first medical school. Trained physicians who rendered great service to the State and Confederacy. Closed by war and death of its founder, Philip M. Shepard, M.D.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list.
 
Location. 32° 49.988′ N, 85° 45.821′ W. Marker is in Dadeville, Alabama, in Tallapoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadnax Street and West Lafayett Street, on the right when traveling south on North Broadnax Street. Marker is located on the grounds of the Dadeville First United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dadeville AL 36853, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dennis Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Dadeville (about 600 feet away); Johnson J. Hooper (about 600 feet away); Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
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(about 700 feet away); Battle Of Horseshoe Bend (about 700 feet away); Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Tallapoosa County (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dadeville.
 
Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, May 2, 2009
2. Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,782 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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