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Lebanon in New London County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Dr. William Beaumont

 
 
Dr. William Beaumont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
1. Dr. William Beaumont Marker
Inscription.
In that part of Lebanon known as “Village Hill” some three miles from his spot on the road leading from Lebanon to Willimantic was born on Nov. 21, 1785
Dr. William Beaumont
A surgeon in the United States Army who later became illustrious as a pioneer investigator of the physiology of digestion through his painstaking and valuable observations continued throughout many years and largely at his own costs upon the person of Alexis St. Martin who recovered under the skillful treatment of Dr. Beaumont from a severe gunshot wound of the abdomen which healed with a permanent gastric fistula. In appreciation of his valuable services to science and to humanity this tablet has been placed here by
The Beaumont Medical Club

 
Erected by The Beaumont Medical Club.
 
Location. 41° 38.754′ N, 72° 13.404′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Connecticut, in New London County. Marker is at the intersection of Norwich-Hartford Turnpike (Connecticut Route 87) and West Town Street, on the left on Norwich-Hartford Turnpike. Touch for map. Located at the north end of the Lebanon Green. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon CT 06249, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Dr. William Beaumont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, October 13, 2016
2. Dr. William Beaumont Marker
distance of this marker. Lebanon Revolutionary War Patriots (a few steps from this marker); Marianne Jean Fortin Parish House (approx. ¼ mile away); War Office (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named The War Office (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Trumbull Birthplace (approx. 0.8 miles away); Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route (approx. 0.8 miles away); Liberty Hill Church Bell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Lebanon Meeting House (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Also see . . .  The Beaumont Medical Club. (Submitted on October 22, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2016, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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