Near Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Walter Reed Birthplace
Conqueror of Yellow Fever
born here 1851
The Medical Society of Virginia
in 1968 to
The Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Erected 1968 by The Medical Society of Virginia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 37° 23.305′ N, 76° 35.289′ W. Marker is near Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hickory Fork Road (Virginia Route 614) and Belroi Road (Virginia Route 616). This plaque is located in front of the house. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gloucester Agricultural and Industrial School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cappahosic (approx. 2˝ miles away); Indian Princess Pocahontas (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gloucester Courthouse (approx. 3.4 miles Cappahosic (approx. 3.4 miles away); Zion Poplars Baptist Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.