Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Washington City Canal
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
Location. 38° 53.516′ N, 77° 2.39′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Constitution Avenue (U.S. 50) near 17th Street, NW, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lock Keeper’s House (here, next to this marker); The Canal Connection (here, next to this marker); Bulfinch Gate House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ysabel I, La Catolica (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Home of the Pan American Union (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Northwest.
More about this marker. Marker is on a stone next to the Lock Keeper's House.
Also see . . .
1. A Watery Past - Washington City Canal. Scroll down to the Washington City Canal section.
2. Wikipedia entry for the Washington City Canal.
3. Washington City Canal.
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
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