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Gen. William C. Gorgas

 
 
Gen. William C. Gorgas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2020
1. Gen. William C. Gorgas Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood the Gov. John Gayle home, birthplace of William Crawford Gorgas, world famous sanitarian, Panama Canal Zone, 1902-14; Surgeon Gen. & Maj. General; conqueror of dread plagues of yellow fever and malaria.
 
Erected 1951 by Historic Mobile Preservation Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentScience & MedicineWar, AfghanistanWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 30° 42.696′ N, 88° 4.878′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of Saint Stephens Road (U.S. 45) and Rosemont Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Saint Stephens Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2113 Saint Stephens Road, Mobile AL 36617, 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. Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd / Founding Members (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oaklawn Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vernon Z. Crawford Law Firm
Gen. William C. Gorgas Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Bryant, circa October 3, 2016
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(approx. one mile away); Christopher First Johnson House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dunbar/Central High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dave Patton (approx. 1.4 miles away); Springhill Avenue Temple Congregation (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
View south on St Stephens Rd. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2020
3. View south on St Stephens Rd.
Looking east towards Rosemont Ave. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 5, 2020
4. Looking east towards Rosemont Ave.
Maj. Gen. William C. Gorgas, Surgeon General of the US Army during World War I image. Click for full size.
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5. Maj. Gen. William C. Gorgas, Surgeon General of the US Army during World War I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2016, by Mark Bryant of Mobile, Alabama. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2. submitted on October 10, 2016, by Mark Bryant of Mobile, Alabama.   3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   5. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 27, 2022