By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Joseph Yates Porter, M.D.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 24° 33.474 W 081° 48.271
17R E 418526 N 2716233
Quick Description: The house where Porter was born, lived and died.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 6/27/2014 8:31:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMM0MH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
Views: 5

Long Description:
In this house was born, lived and died Joseph Yates Porter, M.D. 1847-1927.
First health officer of the State of Florida, 1889-1917. Thirteenth president of the Florida Medical Association. Under his farsighted leadership, yellow fever and other epidemic diseases were eradicated. Perhaps no other person has exerted more influence upon the health of this state than Porter.
Marker Number: None

Date: May 1968

County: Monroe

Marker Type: Roadside

Sponsored or placed by: The Florida Medical Association

Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
In your log, please say if you learned something new, and if you took any extra time to explore the area once you stopped at the historic marker waymark.

Please post a photo at the marker location.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Florida Historical Markers
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log User Rating  
petendot visited Joseph Yates Porter, M.D. 6/28/2014 petendot visited it
Markerman62 visited Joseph Yates Porter, M.D. 6/12/2014 Markerman62 visited it

View all visits/logs