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

Dr. Alice C. Evans

(1881-1975)

 
 
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By Robyn Young, circa November 2016
1. Dr. Alice C. Evans Marker
Inscription.  Bacteriologist for the US Department of Agriculture who discovered that brucellosis bacteria found in raw milk caused undulant fever in humans. Despite gender discrimination in her field, she published a report in 1918 and promoted milk pasteurization until laws were passed in the late 1920s. She received numerous awards for pioneering contributions in microbiology. Evans graduated from the former Susquehanna Collegiate Institute here.
 
Erected 2016 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 45.653′ N, 76° 26.726′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is on College Avenue half a mile west of Route 6 (Route 6), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 College Avenue, Towanda PA 18848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Veterans' Workplace - The World (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Quintessential Soldier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bradford County Roll of Honored Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Marine Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipients During the American Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Air Force (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Navy (approx. 0.2 miles away); The War Ravaged Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2018, by Robyn Young of Media, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 23, 2018, by Robyn Young of Media, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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