African American Physicians

African American Physicians (HM1AH3)

Location: Lexington, KY 40507 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 2.947', W 84° 29.966'

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Site of office building which housed prominent African-American physicians and pharmacy. Among the doctors who practiced here between 1909 and 1930 were Obed Cooley; Nathaniel J. Ridley; J.C. Coleman; John Hunter, first African-American surgeon at St. Joseph's Hospital; and Joseph Laine, who later founded a medical clinic in Louisville.
Presented by Professor Doris Wilkinson, Historical Sociologist at University of Ky.
HM NumberHM1AH3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number1928
Year Placed1993
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department Of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 11:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719413 N 4214216
Decimal Degrees38.04911667, -84.49943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.947', W 84° 29.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 56.82" N, 84° 29' 57.96" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 118 N Broadway, Lexington KY 40507, US
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