George Hoyt Whipple
January 09. 2014 4:42PM
Marker Number: 100
Name and date established: Ashland 1975
Description: Nearby on Pleasant Street is the birthplace and childhood home of George Hoyt Whipple, pathologist, researcher, and teacher. Dr. Whipple's most significant research led to the development of the liver therapy for pernicious anemia. For his work, he shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1934. The Whipple House was listed on the National Register in 1978.
Location: Located in Ashland Memorial Park at the junction of Routes 3 and 132.