Dr. Alexander Humphreys

Dr. Alexander Humphreys (HM7L4)

Location: Staunton, VA 24401
Country: United States of America

N 38° 8.907', W 79° 4.356'

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Dr. Humphreys (1757-1802), an important teacher in 18th-century Virginia, received his M. D. from the University of Edinburgh. He practiced medicine in Augusta County and Staunton from 1783 to 1802 in an office facing the county courthouse. Among Dr. Humphreys' many students were Dr. Ephraim McDowell, the "Founder of Abdominal Surgery;" Dr. Samuel Brown, a pioneer in the use of smallpox vaccination; and President William Henry Harrison. Dr. Humphreys is buried in the churchyard of Trinity Episcopal Church.
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HM NumberHM7L4
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Marker NumberA-63
Year Placed1987
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:26pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 668886 N 4224041
Decimal Degrees38.14845000, -79.07260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 8.907', W 79° 4.356'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 8' 54.42" N, 79° 4' 21.36" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-24 W Johnson St, Staunton VA 24401, US
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