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Bolton Hill in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jesse Lazear, M.D.

1866-1900

 
 
Jesse Lazear, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 24, 2008
1. Jesse Lazear, M.D. Marker
Inscription.  Johns Hopkins researcher in Cuba. To find the cause of yellow fever he courageously exposed himself to virus-infected mosquitoes and died of the disease, thereby proving the route of transmission.
 
Erected by Bolton Hill Historic District.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Maryland, Bolton Hill Historic District series list.
 
Location. 39° 18.412′ N, 76° 37.31′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. It is in Bolton Hill. Marker is on West Lanvale Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 West Lanvale Street, Baltimore MD 21217, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archibald Coleman Rogers, FAIA (within shouting distance of this marker); Lanvale Memorial Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Anne Morris Owings (within shouting distance of this marker); Mergenthaler House (about 400 feet
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away, measured in a direct line); Soterios "Buddy" Pappas (about 400 feet away); F. Scott Fitzgerald (about 400 feet away); Ernest Stebbins, M.D. (about 500 feet away); Florence Rena Sabin, M.D. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Jesse Lazear house image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 24, 2008
2. Jesse Lazear house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 150 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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