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Location: SR 250 & Lake Geneva Road, SW corner at Allendale Village, west of East Enterprise & south of Allensville.(Switzerland County, Indiana)
Erected by Indiana Sesquicentennial Commission, 1966
ID# : 78.1966.1
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His was "The most important contribution yet made to American medicine." Civil War surgeon, pioneer planner of modern hospitals, early advocate of preventive medicine. Billings published the Surgeon-General's first medical Index Catalogue in 1880.
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