First Physician

First Physician (HMIFJ)

Location: Merrillville, IN 46410 Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 29.106', W 87° 22.371'

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Henry D. Palmer, M.D. (1809-1877) located at this site in 1836. First physician in Lake County, he was also counselor to the pioneers for 40 years and member of the underground railroad aiding escaped slaves.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number45.1949.1
Year Placed1949
Placed ByWoman's Auxillary, Lake County Medical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 1:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 468873 N 4592677
Decimal Degrees41.48510000, -87.37285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 29.106', W 87° 22.371'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 29' 6.36" N, 87° 22' 22.26" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2987-3099 W 73rd Pl, Merrillville IN 46410, US
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