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Cherry Blossom Events at the Library of Congress
March 23, 2013, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Learning Japanese Culture. Children and adults are introduced to Japanese culture through origami, theater presentations, a kimono demonstration and more. Location: Young Readers Center, Ground floor, Thomas Jefferson Building. Contact: (202) 707-9203

March 28, 2013, Noon - 1 p.m. 1912 Cherry Blossom Tree Gift - United States Ambassador to Malaysia John Malott lectures on the history of the from the city of Tokyo to Washington, D.C. Location: Asian Reading Room, First floor, Thomas Jefferson Building Contact: (202) 707-2990


Cherry Blossoms, from the National Park Service; includes a history of the cherry trees in Washington, D.C.

Official Website of the National Cherry Blossom Festival - This year marks the 100-Year Anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan.

Potomac Blossoms, American Memory, Library of Congress


Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Cherry Watch and Sakura Matsuri Festival

Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia

Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan, from

Macon Georgia Cherry Blossom Festival

Northern California Cherry Blossom festival

Photo: Man in top hat behind 3 girls in long dreses holding flowers.
Crowned Queen of Cherry Blossoms. Washington, D.C., April 8, 1937. Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress.


Cherry, information from the Electronic Data Information Source (EDIS) of University of Florida IFAS Extension

PLANTS Database, from National Resources Conservation Service, USDA
Search under common name for "Flowering Cherry."

Ornamental Cherry, Plum, Almond and Apricot,
from Clemson University

Compiled by Alison P. Kelly, revised March, 2013.

Photo:  stone lantern with tidal basin and cherry trees in flower in the background.
Japanese lantern on the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC. Photo: Official Web Site of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
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