Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D.

Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D. (HMYUG)

Location: Heath Springs, SC 29058 Lancaster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 35.964', W 80° 42.962'

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James Marion Sims,
World Famed Physician,
Father of modern gynaecol'ogy
A blessing and a benefactor to women
was born in the farm house of
his parents near this site
January 25, 1813
Doctor to empress and slave alike
founder of women's hospital
of the state of New York,
Knight of the Legion of Honor
of France, Honored by European
and American Governments,
he died in the city of New York
November 13, 1883
Year Placed1949
Placed ByLancaster County, sponsored by Waxhaws Chapter, D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 10:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 526038 N 3828656
Decimal Degrees34.59940000, -80.71603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 35.964', W 80° 42.962'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 35' 57.84" N, 80° 42' 57.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 934-1100 State Rd S-29-34, Heath Springs SC 29058, US
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