October 16, 1987This centennial anchor, originally from a Coast Guard cutter, rested for many years in front of the Staten Island Marine Hospital where the National Institutes of Health began in 1887 with the founding of the Hygienic Laboratory. It was presented to the NIH on the occasion of the centennial celebration to commemorate a century of science for health and to symbolize the maritime origins of the Public Health Service.
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|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 318119 N 4318936|
|Decimal Degrees||39.00055000, -77.10035000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 0.033', W 77° 6.021'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 0' 1.98" N, 77° 6' 1.26" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1399 South Dr, Bethesda MD 20892, US|
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