Near Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Walter Reed Birthplace
Conqueror of Yellow Fever
born here 1851
The Medical Society of Virginia
in 1968 to
The Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
Erected 1968 by The Medical Society of Virginia.
Location. 37° 23.305′ N, 76° 35.289′ W. Marker is near Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hickory Fork Road (Virginia Route 614) and Belroi Road (Virginia Route 616). Touch for map. This plaque is located in front of the house. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gloucester Agricultural and Industrial School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cappahosic (approx. 2½ miles away); Indian Princess Pocahontas (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gloucester Courthouse (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Cappahosic (approx. 3.4 miles away); Zion Poplars Baptist Church (approx. 3½ miles away); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
Also see . . .
1. Walter Reed Birthplace. Preservation Virginia (Submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Dr. Walter Reed, M.D., M.A., L.L.D. Gloucester County Hall of Fame (Submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 26, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.