Tree of Hippocrates

Tree of Hippocrates (HM1E3U)

Location: Bethesda, MD 20894 Montgomery County
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N 38° 59.762', W 77° 5.865'

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Platanus Orientalis

From the Greek Island of Cos, Hippocrates is said to have held classes under the parent tree. The gift Tree was presented by the town of Cos to the National Library of Medicine at the dedicationof its new building on December 14, 1961.

This Replacement Tree, Cloned
From the Gift Tree, Was Planted on
April 25, 2014
HM NumberHM1E3U
Year Placed2013
Placed ByNational Libary of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 7:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 318333 N 4318429
Decimal Degrees38.99603333, -77.09775000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.762', W 77° 5.865'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 45.72" N, 77° 5' 51.90" W
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Area Code(s)240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201-1499 Bethesda Trolley Trail, Bethesda MD 20894, US
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