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Tenleytown 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.
 
Location. 38° 56.192′ N, 77° 5.266′ W. Marker is in Tenleytown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Nebraska Avenue NW north of New Mexico Avenue NW, on the right. Touch for map. On the grounds of American University, south of Hurst Hall, east of the Quad. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20016, United States of America.
 
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 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
Korean Cherry Trees Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, May 27, 2018
2. Korean Cherry Trees Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); American University 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 Tenleytown.
 
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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 May 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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