Crawford Long Birthsite historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Crawford Long Birthsite historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Madison County
Birthplaces--Georgia--Danielsville
Location:
United States, Georgia, Madison County, Danielsville, 34.1242771, -83.2212629
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Courthouse in Danielsville
Text of marker: "CRAWFORD LONG BIRTHSITE 1 block. 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. 097-2 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_crawford-long-birthsite
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_crawford-long-birthsite
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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