Samuel Brown, M.D. (1769 - 1830) Historical

Samuel Brown, M.D. (1769 - 1830) Historical (HM1T5J)

Location: Lexington, KY 40507 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 2.967', W 84° 29.753'

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This building was office of Dr. Samuel Brown, first professor of chemistry, anatomy and surgery at Transylvania Medical School. He was a pioneer in cowpox vaccination against smallpox and introduced it in Lexington, 1801. His scientific knowledge led him to apply steam distillation to the manufacture of whiskey. Presented by Samuel Brown Journal Club.

(Reverse) Dr. Samuel Brown - Dr. Brown's analyses led to the use of Kentucky cave nitre in manufacture of gunpowder. This added to Kentucky's role in winning War of 1812. Jefferson appointed him to advise Lewis and Clark Expedition on Indian lore. He was first man in the United States to envision a national medical organization. Presented by Samuel Brown Journal Club.
HM NumberHM1T5J
Year Placed1976
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 719724 N 4214262
Decimal Degrees38.04945000, -84.49588333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.967', W 84° 29.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 58.02" N, 84° 29' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 190 Market St, Lexington KY 40507, US
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