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Danielsville in Madison County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Crawford Long Birthsite

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Crawford Long Birthsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 16, 2010
1. Crawford Long Birthsite Marker
Inscription. Dr. Crawford W. Long who first used ether as an anesthetic, in a surgical operation at Jefferson, Ga., March 30, 1842, was born in a house that stands about 1 block from here. Dr. Long, born Nov. 1, 1815, was barely 27 when he performed the famous operation on James Venable to remove a neck tumor. He attended Franklin College (U. of Ga.) obtaining his M.A. at 19. He roomed with “Little Alec” Stephens, future Vice President of the Confederacy. He received his M.D. at University of Pennsylvania in 1839 and moved to Jefferson in 1841. He died June 16, 1878 and is buried in Athens
 
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 097-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 7.488′ N, 83° 13.284′ W. Marker is in Danielsville, Georgia, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of General Daniels Avenue (U.S. 29) and Crawford Long Street, in the median on General Daniels Avenue. Touch for map. The marker stands on the west side of the Madison County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Danielsville GA 30633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker
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By Brian Scott, October 4, 2014
2. Crawford Long Birthsite Marker
, measured as the crow flies. Madison County (a few steps from this marker); Crawford W Long M D (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford W. Long (within shouting distance of this marker); William Bartram Trail (approx. 6 miles away); Lt. Col. Lemuel Penn and the Civil Rights Act (approx. 8.2 miles away); Cromer's Mill Covered Bridge (approx. 10.7 miles away); Howard's Covered Bridge (approx. 10.8 miles away); Watson Mill Bridge (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danielsville.
 
Also see . . .  Crawford Long. A biography from the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on April 20, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable EventsNotable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
Crawford Long Birthsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 16, 2010
3. Crawford Long Birthsite Marker
The marker, at the rear (west side) of the Madison County Courthouse
Crawford Long Birthsite image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 16, 2010
4. Crawford Long Birthsite
Crawford Long was born in a second floor room of this house on November 1, 1815. The house is privately owned and not open to the public.
Dr. Crawford W. Long image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
5. Dr. Crawford W. Long
Crawford Long Statue image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 16, 2010
6. Crawford Long Statue
A marble statue of Crawford Long stands on the south side of the Madison County Counthouse.
Dr. Crawford W. Long Stamp image. Click for full size.
GeorgiaInfo (Galileo, the Digital Library of Georgia)
7. Dr. Crawford W. Long Stamp
A two-cent U.S. postage stamp honoring Dr. Crawford Long was issued in 1940.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 995 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 17, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on October 26, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   5. submitted on August 16, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   6. submitted on April 17, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   7. submitted on August 16, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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