Cedar of Lebanon

Cedar of Lebanon (HM1BXV)

Location: Washington, DC 20224
Country: United States of America

N 38° 53.506', W 77° 1.57'

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Cedrus libani

— National Museum/National Museum of Natural History —

This tree commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 1904 groundbreaking of the new National Museum. A wooded park, with a variety of trees including these cedars, previously stood here.

Dedicated on June 15, 2004

Photo caption:
Smithsonian Secretary Samuel Langley (holding spade) breaks ground as other Smithsonian staff, including the Smithsonian's first African American employee, Solomon G. Brown, participate in the June 14, 1914, ceremony.


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National Museum of Natural History
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HM NumberHM1BXV
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Year Placed2004
Placed BySmithsonian National Museum of Natural History
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324275 N 4306717
Decimal Degrees38.89176667, -77.02616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.506', W 77° 1.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 30.36" N, 77° 1' 34.20" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000 Constitution Ave NW, Washington DC 20224, US
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