Tuesday, February 3, 2015

On this day in 1821, Elizabeth Blackwell was born

Elizabeth Blackwell, first female doctor in the US, was born on this day in 1821. She founded a women & child dispensary at 207 E. 7th Street in 1853 -- which evolved into New York Downtown Hospital.

More about Dr. Blackwell: http://69.8.250.210/dr-blackwell-our-founder