Dr. Alice C. Evans

Dr. Alice C. Evans (HM2ARH)

Location: Towanda, PA 18848 Bradford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 45.653', W 76° 26.726'

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(1881-1975)

Bacteriologist for the US Department of Agriculture who discovered that brucellosis bacteria found in raw milk caused undulant fever in humans. Despite gender discrimination in her field, she published a report in 1918 and promoted milk pasteurization until laws were passed in the late 1920s. She received numerous awards for pioneering contributions in microbiology. Evans graduated from the former Susquehanna Collegiate Institute here.
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HM NumberHM2ARH
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 11:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 379844 N 4624237
Decimal Degrees41.76088333, -76.44543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 45.653', W 76° 26.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 45' 39.18" N, 76° 26' 43.56" W
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Area Code(s)570
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 College Ave, Towanda PA 18848, US
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