Benjamin Rush (1745-1813)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 40° 04.643 W 074° 59.138
18T E 501225 N 4436345
Quick Description: Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/1/2020 12:53:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM12CYX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
Benjamin Rush (1745-1813)-Physician, humanitarian, educator, patriot leader. He signed the Declaration of Independence, opposed slavery, and supported public health & social reforms. Known as "Father of American Psychiatry." His house of birth stood here until 1969.
Marker Name: Benjamin Rush (1745-1813)

County: Philadelphia

Date Dedicated: 6/20/2002

Marker Type: City

Location: Keswick & Rayland Roads, Philadelphia

Category: American Revolution, Education, Government & Politics, Government & Politics 18th Century, Science & Medicine, Professions & Vocations

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