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Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Benjamin Rush, M.D.

1745 - 1813

 
 
Benjamin Rush, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
1. Benjamin Rush, M.D. Marker
Inscription.
Father of American Psychiatry
Signer of the Declaration of Independence
Heroic Physician, Teacher, Humanitarian
Physician General of the Continental Army
Physician to the Pennsylvania Hospital
Professor of Physic, University of Pennsylvania
Erected April 19, 1965

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The College of
Physicians of Philadelphia
celebrating its bicentennial
restored and rededicated
the grave of
Benjamin Rush, M.D.
a founder of the college
April 26, 1987

 
Erected 1965.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.12′ N, 75° 8.864′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Arch Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Christ Church Burial Ground near the east wall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Hewes (within shouting distance of this marker); George Ross (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Hopkinson
Second Benjamin Rush Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
2. Second Benjamin Rush Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); William Henry Drayton (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Chronology of Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Resting Place of Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Benjamin Rush, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
3. Benjamin Rush, M.D. Marker
Benjamin Rush, M.D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 25, 2017
4. Benjamin Rush, M.D. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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