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OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The life of Marcus Whitman (podcast)

Born in present day Rushville in 1802, Marcus Whitman was the first graduate doctor of a medical school to practice medicine west of the Rocky Mountains and is credited as a pioneer who helped colonize the Oregon Territory.

This is the first in an occasional series of episodes of Walter Gable’s Our Finger Lakes History Podcast that looks at the lives of famous and historical individuals with roots to the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York.

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