Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims

Birthplace of Dr. James Marion Sims (HMFTX)

Location: Heath Springs, SC 29058 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 36.096', W 80° 41.016'

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About 1? miles west of this spot stood the house in which Dr. James Marion Sims was born on January 25, 1813. Father of modern gynecology, Dr. Sims was honored by the American and by European governments for his service to suffering women, empress and slave alike. Dr. Sims died in the city of New York on November 13, 1883.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1949
Placed ByWaxhaw Chapter-Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 529011 N 3828908
Decimal Degrees34.60160000, -80.68360000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 36.096', W 80° 41.016'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 36' 5.76" N, 80° 41' 0.96" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4782 Kershaw Camden Hwy, Heath Springs SC 29058, US
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