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Spring Valley in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Korean Cherry Trees

 
 
Korean Cherry Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 27, 2018
1. Korean Cherry Trees Marker
Inscription.  These trees uniquely named recognize their origins. Originally planted at this site April 8, 1943 by Sungman Rhee, independence leader and first Korean President and American University President Dr. Paul P. Douglass, as a living symbol to the concern University intellectuals shared for the independence of Korea, oppressed people, and the realization of democracy.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 38° 56.192′ N, 77° 5.266′ W. Marker is in Spring Valley in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Nebraska Avenue Northwest north of New Mexico Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling south. On the grounds of American University, south of Hurst Hall, east of the Quad. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jeju Dolhareubang (here, next to this marker); School of International Service (within shouting distance of this marker); John Fletcher Hurst (within shouting
Korean Cherry Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 27, 2018
2. Korean Cherry Trees Marker
distance of this marker); U.S. Navy Bomb Disposal School (within shouting distance of this marker); Battelle Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Eliza Graydon (within shouting distance of this marker); September 11 Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of the Army Chemical Corps (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Valley.
 
Another nearby dedication marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 27, 2018
3. Another nearby dedication marker
Remembering
Rwanda—2004

Ibyiringiro-Hope

Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Katsuratree


Dedicated by students,
faculty, staff and alumni
pursuing peace in Africa
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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