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Lancaster in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pennsylvania Medical Society

 
 
Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
1. Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker
Inscription.  Founded April 11, 1848, at the First Methodist Episcopal Church on this site. Its purpose was to foster the advancement of medical knowledge, relieve suffering and promote the health of the community. Samuel Humes, M.D., of Lancaster was the first president.
 
Erected 1998 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 2.575′ N, 76° 18.303′ W. Marker is in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Street and Duke Street on Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster PA 17603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military Stables and Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary War Stables (within shouting distance of this marker); Simon Snyder (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lancaster County Veterans Memorial
Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 12, 2012
2. Pennsylvania Medical Society Marker
(about 800 feet away); Lancaster County Vietnam War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancaster County World War II Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancaster County Civil War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lancaster County Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
 
First United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, February 2, 2008
3. First United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on April 12, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on February 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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