Elizabeth Blackwell’s Grave in Kilmun, Scotland

Full shot of Headstone.

Elizabeth Blackwell MD, is known for being the first woman to receive a medical degree in American history, but also the first woman to be placed on the British Medical Register.

The gravestone is an impressive Celtic-style cross. Blackwell was born
in Bristol, England in 1821 and earned her medical degree in 1849.

She pursued her medical career across Europe and the United States, eventually opening her own school. 

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