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Healing Garden - OU0200
Sacred Spaces
Owner: DudleyGrunt
N 39° 08.331' W 76° 37.458' N 39° 08' 19.86'' W 76° 37' 27.48'' N 39.13885°  W 76.62430° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > ?
Cache type: Virtual
Size: No container
Status: Ready for Search
Date hidden: 2010-12-23
Date created: 2010-12-24
Date published: 2010-12-24
Last modification: 2020-06-07
3x Found
0x Not found
1 notes
watchers 1 watchers
398 visitors
3 x rated
Rated as: Good
Cache attributes

Kid Friendly  Wheelchair Access  Listed on OCNA Only  Quick Cache  Bring Your Own Pen  Password needed to post log entry! 

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Description EN

The Healing Garden at Baltimore Washington Medical Center is a serene and beautifully landscaped spot that patients, visitors and employees enjoy year-round.

Located behind the Tate Cancer Center, the 8,000 sf garden features brilliant flowers, several hillside gardens, a winding stream, benches and a rectangular reflecting pool. The garden walkway also features hundreds of bricks, inscribed with names of friends and loved ones.

The Garden in Winter

  "I hope my grandma is ok. This garden makes me think of heaven." -Anonymous Healing Garden Journal Entry


The garden provides a convenient place for patients and their families to relax, meditate or just take a break from treatment. Visitors enjoy strolling through, admiring the landscaping, looking for a friend or family member's name on one of the inscribed bricks, sitting on a garden bench, and writing thoughts into a community journal, while enjoying the healing qualities of the prevalent water features within the space.

The Infusion Therapy rooms overlook the healing garden through expansive windows, allowing patients indoors to still enjoy the restorative qualities of the garden.

Logging Requirement:  
1. Visit the site in person. 
2. Please post a photo of you / your GPS / other geocaching specific item with the bench.
3. You will also need to enter a Log Password to claim this cache. 

When sitting on the bench, look to your right.  You'll see a glass, exit door.  Count the number of window panes between the top of the door and the roof.  Log Password is in numeric form (not spelled out).  

Please don't rush in and out of here.  Take some time to enjoy this space and, of course, be respectful of those any patients or visitors who may be here.

There is parking very close to the garden, along the side of the building.

This bench and journal was placed as part of the Sacred Spaces program of Nature Sacred which has helped develop such places in the Baltimore, Washington and Annapolis areas.

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