Near Lexington in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Jane Todd Crawford
Erected 1974 by Woman's Auxillary to the Southern Medical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 37° 48.507′ N, 79° 28.383′ W. Marker is near Lexington, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker is at the intersection of West Midland Trail (U.S. 60) and Beatty Hollow (Virginia Route 669), on the right when traveling west on West Midland Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Monmouth Church and Morrison’s Birthplace (within shouting distance Liberty Hall Academy Ruins (approx. 1.6 miles away); Liberty Hall Academy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Founding of Kappa Alpha Order (approx. 1.9 miles away); Last Home of Traveller (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Chavis (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lee-Jackson House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Washington and Lee University (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . McDowell House Museum in Danville, Kentucky. Here on Christmas morning 1809, Dr. Ephraim McDowell performed surgery on Jane Todd Crawford for the removal of an ovarian tumor. (Submitted on June 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.