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

Daniel Hale Williams

(1856-1931)

 
 
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Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
1. Daniel Hale Williams Marker
Inscription.  Here was boyhood home of the Black physician who pioneered successful heart surgery, 1893. Founded Provident Hospital, Chicago, 1891. Chief surgeon at Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, DC, 1894-98. Charter member, College of Surgeons, 1913.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 40° 25.666′ N, 78° 23.542′ W. Marker is in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is at the intersection of Blair Street (U.S. 22) and Wayne Street, on the right when traveling west on Blair Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hollidaysburg PA 16648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blair County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First High School (about 700 feet away); The William Krelitz Building (about 700 feet away); Adam Holliday
Daniel Hale Williams Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 6, 2012
2. Daniel Hale Williams Marker
Looking west on Blair Street
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(about 800 feet away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Blair (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Family (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canal Basin (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hollidaysburg.
 
Daniel Hale Williams image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, circa 1900
3. Daniel Hale Williams
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 21, 2022