Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tree of Hippocrates
Cos, Hippocrates is said to
have held classes under
the parent tree. The cutting
for this tree is a gift the
town of Cos presented to
the National Library of
Medicine at the dedication
of its new building.
December 14, 1961
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 59.814′ N, 77° 5.891′ W. Marker was in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker was on Center Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is on the NIH campus at 8600 Wisconsin Avenue, across Center Drive from the National Library of Medicine. Marker was in this post office area: Bethesda MD 20894, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Tree of Hippocrates (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raven and the Sun (about 400 feet away); A Totem For Healing (about 400 feet away); Bear and the Steelhead (about 400 feet away); President Franklin D. Roosevelt (approx. ¼ mile away); The Louis Stokes Laboratories The Centennial Anchor (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Spring House & Pool of Bethesda (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
Also see . . .
1. Harm Comes to ‘Tree of Hippocrates’. by Sarah Krosnick in the NIH Record, Vol. LXV, No. 16, August 2, 2013. (Submitted on August 2, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. ‘Tree of Hippocrates’ Felled,. Replacement Due Soon, NIH Record, 10/25/2013. (Submitted on April 30, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 31, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.