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Dearborn in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Dr. Samuel Pierce Duffield

 
 
Dr. Samuel Pierce Duffield image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 29, 2010
1. Dr. Samuel Pierce Duffield
Inscription.  1833-1916 - Physician - Chemist - Pharmacist - One of the founders of Parke, Davis & Company, Dr. Duffield's stately residence was located about one-half mile west from this marker. About 100 feet further west was located his laboratory where he practiced medicine during the latter part of his life and carried on many experiments which have aided medical science.
 
Erected 1950 by The Dearborn Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 42° 18.6′ N, 83° 13.238′ W. Marker is in Dearborn, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on U.S. 12 0.3 miles west of State Highway 39, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dearborn MI 48126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ten Eyck Tavern (here, next to this marker); Noah Webster Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edison Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Edison’s Menlo Park Office and Library
Site of Toll Gate / The Ten Eyck Tavern / Dr. Samuel Pierce Duffield monument image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., June 29, 2010
2. Site of Toll Gate / The Ten Eyck Tavern / Dr. Samuel Pierce Duffield monument
The Dr. Samuel Pierce Duffield marker is on the low, left column.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Smith Creek Depot (approx. half a mile away); Sir John Bennett Jewelry Shop (approx. half a mile away); Daggett Farmhouse (approx. half a mile away); Wright Cycle Shop (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dearborn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,041 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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