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Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dr. William W. H. Thackston

1820-1899

 
 
Dr. William W. H. Thackston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2010
1. Dr. William W. H. Thackston Marker
Inscription.
On this site was the home of
Dr. William W. H. Thackston
1820-1899

A distinguished pioneer dentist who practiced
his profession in Farmville
for more than fifty-five years

A founder of
The Virginia Society of Surgeon Dentists-1842
and of
The Virginia State Dental Association-1870

Author of many scientific monographs on
dentistry and a prominent and beloved figure
in the early history of
the dental profession in Virginia

Placed by
The Virginia State Dental Association


1951 A.D.

 
Erected 1951 by The Virginia State Dental Association.
 
Location. 37° 18.096′ N, 78° 23.673′ W. Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (County Route 643) and Venable Street, on the right when traveling east on High Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farmville VA 23901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Four Sororities Founded (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
French Residence Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2010
2. French Residence Hall
line); Beulah AME Church (about 400 feet away); Main Street - Mayor J. David Crute - EACO Theatre (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Farmville Female Seminary Association (about 600 feet away); Longwood University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Randolph House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
 
Also see . . .  Virginia Dental Association. (Submitted on May 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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