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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Leonard Medical School

 
 
Leonard Medical School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 15, 2010
1. Leonard Medical School Marker
Leonard Medical Center was one of fourteen medical schools founded in the late 19th century for the education of African-Americans.
Inscription.  Nation's first four-year medical school. Trained 400 African American physicians. Operated here from 1882 to 1918.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number H-111.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 35° 46.217′ N, 78° 38.326′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is on South Wilmington Street 0.1 miles north of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 S Wilmington Steet, Raleigh NC 27601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor’s Palace of North Carolina (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor’s Palace (about 700 feet away); General Grant
Leonard Hall - Shaw University image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 15, 2010
2. Leonard Hall - Shaw University
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(about 700 feet away); Estey Hall (about 700 feet away); Shaw University (about 700 feet away); James H. Young (approx. ¼ mile away); Tupper Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Leonard Hall (Shaw University). (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. National Park Service: Leonard Hall. National Register of Historic Places travel itinerary in Raleigh. (Submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 
 
Tyler Hall - Shaw University image. Click for full size.
By Robert Cole, May 15, 2010
3. Tyler Hall - Shaw University
View of Tyler Hall, formerly the hospital adjacent to Leonard Hall built in 1910.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2010, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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