New World Medical Plants

New World Medical Plants (HM3MY)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 4.71', W 81° 5.054'

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During the 1730's the Trustees of the Georgia Colony, aided by funds from the Worshipful Society Of Apothecaries of London sought to grow new world medical plants both for their therapeutic value and for the enrichment of empire. The Society's participation is recognized as the first activity of organized pharmacy in America.
HM NumberHM3MY
Year Placed1983
Placed ByThe American Institute of the History of Pharmacy and the Georgia Pharmaceutical Association
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 492050 N 3549139
Decimal Degrees32.07850000, -81.08423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.71', W 81° 5.054'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 42.60" N, 81° 5' 3.24" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 E Broad St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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