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

Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D.

 
 
Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2011
1. Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D. Marker
Inscription.  
First President of the
Mifflin County Medical Society

Birthplace of
Joseph Trimble Rothrock, M.D.
1839 - 1922
Physician - Conservationist
The Father of Forestry in Pennsyvania

This tablet erected April 9, 1956

 
Erected 1956 by Medical Society of The State of Pennsylvania and the Mifflin County Medical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & ForestryMan-Made FeaturesScience & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is April 9, 1956.
 
Location. 40° 29.834′ N, 77° 44.49′ W. Marker is in McVeytown, Pennsylvania, in Mifflin County. Marker is on Market Street near Criswell Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 South Market Street, Mc Veytown PA 17051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Joseph T. Rothrock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Rothrock (approx.
Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D. and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2011
2. Home of Abraham Rothrock, M.D. and Marker
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0.2 miles away); Juniata Iron (approx. 4.9 miles away); Three Locks (approx. 5.2 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fort Granville (approx. 9.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Granville (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McVeytown.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Medical Profession, Chapter III of Ellis' History (1886). (Submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. McVeytown Physicians, 1810-2002. (Submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Joseph Rothrock in Appleton's Cyclopedia (1900). (Submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 26, 2022