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Forest Glen in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Army Medical Museum

 
 
Army Medical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2012
1. Army Medical Museum Marker
Inscription.  
Army Medical Museum
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

under the provision of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.

 
Erected 1965 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryScience & MedicineWar, Korean. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 39° 0.537′ N, 77° 3.183′ W. Marker is in Forest Glen, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Linden Lane, 0.1 miles west of Fraser Avenue, on the left when traveling west. The marker now stands on the grounds of the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 Linden Ln, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial to LTC Karen J. Wagner (within shouting distance
Army Medical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 29, 2022
2. Army Medical Museum Marker
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of this marker); In Memory of LTC Karen J. Wagner (within shouting distance of this marker); Guests at The Forest Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Aloha Cottage (approx. ¼ mile away); The Gymnasium (approx. ¼ mile away); Sororities (approx. ¼ mile away); Forest Glen Railroad Station (approx. ¼ mile away); The National Park Seminary Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Glen.
 
More about this marker. The Museum is accessible from the medical center's main gate off Georgia Avenue, NW. Visitors without DOD identification may be required to obtain vehicle passes and instructions before proceeding onto the facility.
 
Also see . . .
1. Site of Army Medical Museum and Library. History of the old museum building (located off the National Mall at Independence Avenue and 7th Street, SW) where this marker was originally installed. (Submitted on March 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

2. National Museum of Health and Medicine. With the planned closure of WRAMC, the NMHM will need to relocate by 2011. According to this website, the NMHM is to be moved to the U.S. Army's Forest Glen Annex in Montgomery County, MD when WRAMC is closed and its services relocated to Bethesda, MD in 20011. The NMHM will remain open in its current location until
Army Medical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2012
3. Army Medical Museum Marker
The marker now stands at the National Museum of Health and Medicine in Silver Spring. The marker refers to the Army Medical Museum and Library Building that was on the Mall where the Hirshhorn Gallery is today.
the move has been completed (Submitted on March 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. National Museum of Health and Medicine; Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
 
Army Medical Museum Marker in its prior environs image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, March 15, 2009
4. Army Medical Museum Marker in its prior environs
The marker was attached to the concrete stand which is visible outside the main entrance doorway, center rear in this photo.
Army Medical Museum and Libary Building (1887-1965) image. Click for full size.
5. Army Medical Museum and Libary Building (1887-1965)
from the National Institutes of Health website: "Historic Medical Sites in the Washington, DC Area - Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Nation's Capital."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,656 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 27, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 29, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 27, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022