Independence in Montgomery County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Dr. George Tann
November 27, 1825 - March 31, 1909
A Negro doctor that doctored the Ingalls for malaria in 1870
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 37° 14.596′ N, 95° 42.337′ W. Marker is in Independence, Kansas, in Montgomery County. Marker is in Mount Hope Cemetery, about 800 feet north of the flag pole. The cemetery is at Pennsylvania Avenue (US Hwy 75) and Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence KS 67301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kayo's Boys (approx. 0.3 miles away); United Spanish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); A. C. Stich Memorial (approx. half a mile away); F-100F Super Sabre (approx. half a mile away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stoddard - Thompson Memorial Bell (approx. 1½ miles away); Dewlen - Spohnhauer Memorial Bridge (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
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Also see . . . Dr. George Tann. Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl website entry (Submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 810 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.