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Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Webster-Ashburton Treaty

 
 
Webster-Ashburton Treaty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 22, 2008
1. Webster-Ashburton Treaty Marker
Inscription.
Friendship between the United States and
Canada was developed and strengthened by
the signing of the Webster-Ashburton
Treaty, on August 9, 1842, in the old State
Department building which stood on this
site. This treaty established the north-
eastern boundary between the two countries.

This tablet paced by
the Kiwanis Club of Washington in Cooperation with the
committee on marking points of historic interest
April 30, 1929

 
Erected 1929 by the Kiwanis Club of Washington.
 
Location. 38° 53.891′ N, 77° 2.031′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street NW and G Street NW, on the right when traveling south on 15th Street NW. Click for map. Located on the side of the Treasury Building. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Inaugural Parade Tradition (a few steps from this marker); Ballington and Maud Booth (within shouting distance of this marker); Melvin Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); William Edwin Hall 1876 - 1961
Webster-Ashburton Treaty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 22, 2008
2. Webster-Ashburton Treaty Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); W. D. Boyce 1858 - 1929 (within shouting distance of this marker); Booker T. Washington 1856 - 1915 (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Gallatin (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Department of the Treasury (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .  Webster-Ashburton Treaty. Actual text of the treaty. (Submitted on April 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Marker on the Side of the Treasury Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 4, 2008
3. Marker on the Side of the Treasury Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,216 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on September 10, 2016.
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