Elizabeth Reifsnyder, M.D.

Elizabeth Reifsnyder, M.D. (HM295V)

Location: Liverpool, PA 17045 Perry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 34.487', W 76° 59.424'

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To
Perry County Womanhood
as exemplified in the life of
Elizabeth Reifsnyder, M.D.
Born 1858 — Died 1922
Outstanding Woman of
Perry County's First Century

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Graduated from the Women's Medical College
at Philadelphia in 1881 and after an
internship she went to China in 1883
where she opened the . . . . . .
First Hospital in the Chinese Empire
known as the Margaret Williamson Hospital,
built from her own sketched plans.
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From funds which she received for her services
and left for the purpose when returning
to Liverpool, Pennsylvania, in 1914,
broken in health after thirty-one years
of faithful medical and humanitarian service,
the . . . . . .
Elizabeth Reifsnyder Maternity Hospital
the first in the Chinese Empire was built.
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Seated at her hospital desk in China,
between two opposing battle lines,
during the Chinese Rebellion, a bullet
struck the wall above her head
piercing a favorite



motto . .
"Trust ye in the Lord forever"
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HM NumberHM295V
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Year Placed1939
Placed ByPerry County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 7th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 331527 N 4493459
Decimal Degrees40.57478333, -76.99040000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.487', W 76° 59.424'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 29.22" N, 76° 59' 25.44" W
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Area Code(s)717, 570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 N Market St, Liverpool PA 17045, US
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