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Jonesville in Lee County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Doctor Still’s Birthplace

 
 
Doctor Still's Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Doctor Still's Birthplace Marker
Inscription.  Andrew Taylor Still, physician and founder of osteopathy, was born two miles southwest, near the Natural Bridge of Lee County, August 6, 1828. Dr. Still served in the War Between the States. He established the first American school of osteopathy in 1892 at Kirksville, Missouri. He died there, December 12, 1917.
 
Erected 1939 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 41.054′ N, 83° 7.635′ W. Marker is in Jonesville, Virginia, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Daniel Boone Trail (U.S. 58) and County Road T-662, on the right when traveling east on Daniel Boone Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesville VA 24263, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonesville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Doctor Still’s Birthplace
Doctor Still's Birthplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Doctor Still's Birthplace Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Thompson Settlement Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Lee County Virginia / Tennessee (approx. 7 miles away); Pennington Gap (approx. 7.6 miles away); Carter’s Raid (approx. 9.1 miles away in Tennessee).
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Dr. Still. From the American Osteopathic Association. (Submitted on September 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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