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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
1. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Marker
Inscription. The nation's first children's hospital, 1855. A pioneer in pediatric care, preventive medicine, and research, the hospital developed lifesaving vaccines, invented newborn surgical techniques, and advanced care for children with cancer.
 
Erected 2002 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.93′ N, 75° 11.579′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on S 34th Street just south of Spruce Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philadelphia General Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Penn Relays (approx. 0.2 miles away); ENIAC (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commodore David Porter (approx. half a mile away); The Woodlands (approx. 0.6 miles away); Walter Golaski (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Woodlands-Historic Mansion, Cemetery and Landscape (approx. 0.6 miles away); Paul Philippe Cret (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
2. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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