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Dadeville in Tallapoosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grafenberg Medical Institute

1852 - 1861

 
 
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By Tim Carr, May 2, 2009
1. Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker
Inscription. Alabama’s first medical school. Trained physicians who rendered great service to the State and Confederacy. Closed by war and death of its founder, Philip M. Shepard, M.D.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 49.988′ N, 85° 45.821′ W. Marker is in Dadeville, Alabama, in Tallapoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadnax Street and West Lafayett Street, on the right when traveling south on North Broadnax Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Dadeville First United Methodist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Dadeville AL 36853, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson J. Hooper (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Battle Of Horseshoe Bend (about 700 feet away); Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Tallapoosa County Peace Officers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alabama Mills WWII Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fletcher Napoleon Farrington, Sr. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dadeville.
 
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Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 2, 2009
2. Grafenberg Medical Institute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,343 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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