West End in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement
armament was promoted between the
Dominion of Canada
United States of America
by the signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement,
April 28 and 29, 1817, providing for the
restriction of naval forces on the Great Lakes.
This notable agreement was negotiated on
behalf of Canada in the British Legation
which stood on this site.
Placed April 29, 1935 by
Erected 1935 by Kiwanis International.
Location. 38° 54.23′ N, 77° 3.141′ W. Marker is in West End, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on L Street, NW 0.1 miles west of 24 Street, NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 L Street, NW, Washington DC 20037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Statue of St. Stephen Martyr (within shouting distance of this marker); The Manila House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); During the years following the Civil War Before the 1800s (approx. ¼ mile away); Sheen Hok Gate (approx. ¼ mile away); Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); Liberty Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); John A. Wilson, D.P.S. '92 (approx. 0.3 miles away).
Categories. • Peace • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.