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Near Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Walter Reed Birthplace

 
 
Walter Reed Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
1. Walter Reed Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  
Dr. Walter Reed
Conqueror of Yellow Fever
born here 1851
given by
The Medical Society of Virginia
in 1968 to
Association for
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
Commemorative Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
2. Commemorative Plaque
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away); a different marker also named 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.
 
Walter Reed Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
3. Walter Reed Birthplace
Walter Reed Birthplace image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
4. Walter Reed Birthplace
Walter Reed Birthplace (APVA Site) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 25, 2010
5. Walter Reed Birthplace (APVA Site)
Walter Reed (1851-1902) - American physician image. Click for full size.
By Wikimedia Commons, circa 1890
6. Walter Reed (1851-1902) - American physician
 
 
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.

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