Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tree of Hippocrates
From the Gift Tree, Was Planted on
April 25, 2014
Erected 2013 by National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 38° 59.762′ N, 77° 5.865′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Rockville Pike. Touch for map. On the front lawn of the National Library of Medicine, 8600 Rockville Pike on the NIH campus. Marker is 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 marker. Raven and the Sun (a few steps from this marker); A Totem For Healing (a few steps from this marker); Bear and the Steelhead (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Tree of Hippocrates (was about 300 feet away, measured in President Franklin D. Roosevelt (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Louis Stokes Laboratories (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Centennial Anchor (approx. 0.3 miles away); From Trolley to Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
Regarding Tree of Hippocrates. The NIH tree of Hippocrates died in 2013. This replacement tree is a clone of the earlier clone of the tree under which Hippocrates is said to have taught.
Also see . . .
1. Original Tree of Hippocrates Cloned and Planted in Maryland. YouTube video, Published on Apr 25, 2014. (Submitted on April 30, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. DNA fingerprint for Hippocrates' legendary tree. BBC News, 28 April 2014 (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 April 29, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 29, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.