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Horace Wells

 
 
Horace Wells Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
1. Horace Wells Marker
Inscription.
1815 1848
To The Memory Of
Horace Wells
Dentist
Who Upon This Spot
December 11 1844
Submitted to a Surgical Operation
Discovered
Demonstrated and Proclaimed
The Blessings Of
Anesthesia

E S Wood AD 1894

 
Erected 1894.
 
Location. 41° 45.967′ N, 72° 40.407′ W. Marker is in Hartford, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Pearl Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 811 Main Street, Hartford CT 06103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford (here, next to this marker); Stephen A. Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (within shouting distance of this marker); Marquis de La Fayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Hooker (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudence Crandall (within shouting distance
Horace Wells Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, June 19, 2011
2. Horace Wells Marker
Above the plaque is the "Last Horse Drawn Trolley In Hartford" marker
of this marker); Captain Joseph Wadsworth (within shouting distance of this marker); Adriaen Block (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford.
 
Also see . . .  Horace Wells on Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 25, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Horace Wells Statue located Bushnell Park Hartford, CT image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2012
3. Horace Wells Statue located Bushnell Park Hartford, CT
Horace Wells The discoverer of Anesthesia, December 1844
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.   3. submitted on October 4, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.
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