Samuel Brown, M.D. (1769 - 1830)
(Reverse) Dr. Samuel Brown - Dr. Brown's analyses led to the use of Kentucky cave nitre in manufacture of gunpowder. This added to Kentucky's role in winning War of 1812. Jefferson appointed him to advise Lewis and Clark Expedition on Indian lore. He was first man in the United States to envision a national medical organization. Presented by Samuel Brown Journal Club.
Erected 1976 by Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1595.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
Location. 38° 2.967′ N, 84° 29.753′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 190 Market Street, Lexington KY 40507, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2016, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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