Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dorothea Dix Hospital
Erected 1963 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H-7.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Women. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
Location. 35° 46.297′ N, 78° 39.205′ W. Marker is in Raleigh, North Carolina, in Wake County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Boulevard and South Boylan Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Western Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Raleigh NC 27603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Life on Dix Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Prison (approx. Ľ mile away); Joel Lane House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Thomas R. Jernigan (approx. 0.7 miles away); “Elmwood” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gales Family (approx. Saint Mary’s (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saint Mary’s School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
Also see . . . Dorothea Dix. (Submitted on May 15, 2016, by Cain Guzman-Mateos of Knightdale, North Carolina.)
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