Dr. Laura Plantz

Location: Putney
Tag(s): Healthcare
Historical Category: Women's History
Video Date: 04/12/18

Dr. Laura Plantz practiced medicine in Putney for 40 years, starting in 1879. She attended the Pennsylvania Medical College and was the first Vermont woman to receive a medical degree. She spent several years out west before returning to her home town at the age of 50.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 (www.mychamplainvalley.com) and the Vermont Historical Society.

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