Caspar Wistar

Caspar Wistar (HM5SK)

Location: Philadelphia, PA 19106 Philadelphia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.759', W 75° 8.896'

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(1761 - 1818)

Noted physician, lived here. Professor of anatomy at the University of Pennsylvania. President of the American Philosophical Society & Pa. Abolition Society. In 1803, tutored Meriwether Lewis in medicine & paleontology, in preparation for the expedition west.
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HM NumberHM5SK
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Year Placed2000
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:06pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 487334 N 4421772
Decimal Degrees39.94598333, -75.14826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.759', W 75° 8.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 45.54" N, 75° 8' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)267, 484, 215, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 238 S 4th St, Philadelphia PA 19106, US
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