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Lansing in Ingham County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Michigan Pharmacists Association

 
 
Michigan Pharmacists Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, June 6, 2017
1. Michigan Pharmacists Association Marker
Inscription. On November 14,1883, seventy-seven druggists met in the State Capitol to organize the Michigan State Pharmaceutical Association. Jacob Jesson of Muskegon led the effort to establish a professional association to participate in national professional organizations and secure legislation to regulate drug distribution and pharmacist licensure. By 1886 the association boasted 971 members. It changed it name to the Michigan Pharmacists Association in 1973.
 
Erected 1986 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1194.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 43.764′ N, 84° 32.887′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker is on Kalamazoo Plaza, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 408 Kalamazoo Plaza, Lansing MI 48906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Olds Horseless Carriage (a few steps from this marker); Ransom Eli Olds Breakthrough (within shouting distance of this marker); Ransom Eli Olds / Curved Dash Oldsmobile (about 800 feet
Michigan Pharmacists Association Building with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, June 6, 2017
2. Michigan Pharmacists Association Building with Marker
away, measured in a direct line); Henry Ford 1863-1947 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Edison 1847-1931 (approx. mile away); Ernie Harwell b. 1918 (approx. mile away); Rosa Parks 1913-2005 (approx. mile away); Theater District / The Strand (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
More about this marker. In the front lawn of the building.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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