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Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dorothea Dix Hospital

 
 
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By Cain Guzman-Mateos, May 14, 2016
1. Dorothea Dix Hospital Marker
Inscription.  Authorized 1849, largely through work of Dorothea L. Dix, crusader for better care of the mentally ill. 500 yards southwest.
 
Erected 1963 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number H7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWomen.
 
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. Central Prison (approx. ¼ 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. 0.7 miles away); Saint Mary’s (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saint Mary’s School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mount Hope Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raleigh.
 
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Dorothea Dix Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cain Guzman-Mateos, May 14, 2016
2. Dorothea Dix Hospital Marker
 Dorothea Dix. (Submitted on May 15, 2016, by Cain Guzman-Mateos of Knightdale, North Carolina.)
 
Dorothea Dix Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cain Guzman-Mateos, May 14, 2016
3. Dorothea Dix Hospital Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2016, by Cain Guzman-Mateos of Knightdale, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2016, by Cain Guzman-Mateos of Knightdale, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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