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Female Medical College of Pennsylvania

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 29, 2015
1. Female Medical College of Pennsylvania Marker
Inscription. First degree-granting women's medical school in nation, founded 1850. Renamed (1867) Woman's Medical College of Pa. by Ann Preston, Dean. Coeducational, 1969. Became Medical College of Pa., 1970; Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, 1996
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 1.183′ N, 75° 10.862′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on W. Queen Lane. Touch for map. The marker is located at the entrance to Drexel College of Medicine. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 W Queen Ln, Philadelphia PA 19129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Kelly Family (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wissahickon Boys Club (approx. half a mile away); Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joseph Huston (approx. 0.7 miles away); Colonial Herb Garden (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rittenhouse Homestead (approx. 0.8 miles away); David Rittenhouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rittenhouse Town (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 5, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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