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

Army Medical Museum

 
 
Army Medical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.568′ N, 77° 1.953′ W. Marker is in Brightwood, District of Columbia, in Washington. Memorial can be reached from Dahlia Street Northwest east of 14th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located outside the main entrance to what is now called the "National Museum of Health and Medicine" (NMHM) in the south wing of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology building, on Dalia Street between 13th and 14th Streets, NW, at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC). Touch for map. Marker
Army Medical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 15, 2009
2. Army Medical Museum Marker
The marker is attached to the concrete stand which is visible outside the main entrance doorway, center rear in this photo.
is at or near this postal address: 7108 14th Street Northwest, Washington DC 20307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter Reed Army Medical Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Borden's Dream Realized (approx. 0.2 miles away); Army Nurse Corps Training (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter Reed Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Walter Reed Army Medical Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Walter Reed General Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cameron's Creek and the Rose Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Borden's Dream (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brightwood.
 
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 the move has been completed
Army Medical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 23, 2012
3. Army Medical Museum Marker
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 Hirshorn Gallery is today.
(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.
 
Categories. MilitaryScience & MedicineWar, Korean
 
Army Medical Museum and Libary Building (1887-1965) image. Click for full size.
4. 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."
 

More. Search the internet for Army Medical Museum.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,587 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 27, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on July 27, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. 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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