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SeaTac in King County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Barney Clark Memorial Court

First-Ever Artificial Heart Recipient

 
 
Barney Clark Memorial Court marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
1. Barney Clark Memorial Court marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of
Dr. Barney B. Clark
1921 - 1983
Medical Pioneer
First Recipient
Artificial Heart
He gave of Himself
For Others

 
Erected 1984 by Washington Memorial Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 47° 27.357′ N, 122° 17.765′ W. Marker is in SeaTac, Washington, in King County. Marker can be reached from Pacific Highway S (U.S. 99). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3153, 16445 International Boulevard, Seattle WA 98188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Freedom Shrine (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); POW/MIA Memorial Plaza (about 500 feet away); The Victory Garden (approx. 1.6 miles away); Elda Behm's Paradise Garden (approx. 1.6 miles away); Seike Japanese Garden (approx. 1.6 miles away); National Rosie the Riveter Memorial Rose Garden (approx. 1.7 miles away); Celebration Rose Garden
Barney Clark Memorial Court marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
2. Barney Clark Memorial Court marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Foster Landing at Foster Homestead (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in SeaTac.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located within Washington Memorial Park. Visitors may visit this cemetery during business hours (9-5).

There is another memorial marker dedicated to Dr. Barney Clark and located in Memorial Park in Clark's hometown of Provo, UT.
 
Also see . . .
1. This Day in History: March 23, 1983 - Artificial-heart patient dies. (Submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
2. Barney Clark Dies On 112th Day With Permanent Artificial Heart. (Submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
3. Plastic and Permanent: The Artificial Heart's Debut. (Submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
 
Barney Clark Memorial Court image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 13, 2018
3. Barney Clark Memorial Court
Barney Clark grave image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, July 14, 2018
4. Barney Clark grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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