Heath Springs in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D.
World Famed Physician,
Father of modern gynaecol'ogy
A blessing and a benefactor to women
was born in the farm house of
his parents near this site
January 25, 1813
Doctor to empress and slave alike
founder of women's hospital
of the state of New York,
Knight of the Legion of Honor
of France, Honored by European
and American Governments,
he died in the city of New York
November 13, 1883
Erected 1949 by Lancaster County, sponsored by Waxhaws Chapter, D.A.R.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 34° 35.964′ N, 80° 42.962′ W. Marker is in Heath Springs, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on New Hope Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Heath Springs SC 29058, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims (approx. 1.9 miles away); Battle of Hanging Rock (approx. 2½ miles away); James Ingram Home (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mt. Carmel Campground The Battle Of The Hanging Rock (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stoneboro (approx. 4.3 miles away); Warrenton Muster Ground (approx. 6.3 miles away); Beaver Creek Skirmish / Capture of Provisions at Flat Rock (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Heath Springs.
Categories. • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Anna Inbody of Columbia, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.