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Lafayette, Indiana: Site of First Successful Caesarean in Indiana

"On the kitchen table of this house, the morning of November 6, 1880..." reads this historical marker, and you can imagine the rest. The house is long gone.

Sagamore Pkwy S., Lafayette, IN
I-65 exit 168. Drive west, turn left at the first traffic light, then left again onto US 52/Sagamore Pkwy. Drive south four miles. The historical marker will be on the right.
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First Caesarean Section in Indiana historical marker.

Site of First Successful Caesarean in Indiana

The house appears to be gone, but the "First Successful Caesarean Section in Indiana" marker is there.

[EggDropErin, 04/20/2013]
State's First Caesarean Section

Unfortunately, the farmhouse and road marker have been torn down. If you are driving on US 52 North from Lebanon you will see a sign on the right side of the road saying "Historic Marker Ahead." The marker and farmhouse have been replaced by green grass and small pine trees.

[Melissa Mitchell, 10/02/2005]

Nov. 2009: The marker is back!

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Red Crown Mini-MuseumRed Crown Mini-Museum, Lafayette, IN - 9 mi.
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