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Sydnia Jane Hill, 1891 - 1924

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Sydnia Jane Hill is considered to be the first community nurse in Mount Savage. On her tombstone in the St Patrick's cemetery in Mount Savage is written, “she lived and died in service for humanity.”

Another Mount Savage resident, Margaret Schaffer, is believed to have been the first registered nurse in Maryland.


Text and photograph - Albert Feldstein

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Allegany County

Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Allegany County, (Md.)

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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