Crawford Long Birthsite

Crawford Long Birthsite (HMJWW)

Location: Danielsville, GA 30633 Madison County
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N 34° 7.488', W 83° 13.284'

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Dr. Crawford W. Long who first used ether as an anesthetic, in a surgical operation at Jefferson, Ga., March 30, 1842, was born in a house that stands about 1 block from here. Dr. Long, born Nov. 1, 1815, was barely 27 when he performed the famous operation on James Venable to remove a neck tumor. He attended Franklin College (U. of Ga.) obtaining his M.A. at 19. He roomed with "Little Alec" Stephens, future Vice President of the Confederacy. He received his M.D. at University of Pennsylvania in 1839 and moved to Jefferson in 1841. He died June 16, 1878 and is buried in Athens
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number097-2
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:19am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 295139 N 3778222
Decimal Degrees34.12480000, -83.22140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 7.488', W 83° 13.284'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 7' 29.28" N, 83° 13' 17.04" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Crawford W Long St, Danielsville GA 30633, US
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