- Dr. Gorrie gravesite at the John Gorrie Museum State Park in Apalachicola, Florida.
- Arriving at Apalachicola in 1833 and remaining until his death in 1855, Dr. John Gorrie, a brilliant physician and inventor, served as postmaster, city treasurer, town councilman, and bank director. Concern for his yellow fever patients motivated Gorrie to invent a method for cooling their rooms. His invention laid the groundwork for modern refrigeration and air conditioning and was the first patented ice machine.
Additional Corporate Creator
- 1 photonegative - b&w - 60 mm.
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