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

Diplomacy

Sheridan Kalorama

 

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By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
1. Diplomacy Marker
Inscription.  Surrounding you are some of the 75 embassies, chanceries and diplomatic residences that lend a vibrant international presence to Sheridan-Kalorama. The practice of diplomacy — the conduct of relations among nations that involves negotiating treaties, forging trade relationships, protecting national interests and working for peace — is part of the every day life that characterizes this most international section of Washington. As welcome neighbors, diplomats and embassy staff can be seen enjoying the neighborhood parks, sharing in local events and strolling on the sidewalks of this elegant neighborhood.
 
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC. (Marker Number 16.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable PlacesPeace. In addition, it is included in the DC, Art on Call series list.
 
Location. 38° 54.997′ N, 77° 3.4′ W. Marker is in Sheridan-Kalorama in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the
Diplomacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
2. Diplomacy Marker
intersection of Massachusetts Avenue Northwest and Belmont Road Northwest, on the right when traveling north on Massachusetts Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2540 Massachusetts Ave Northwest, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women of Influence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Simón Bolívar (1783-1830) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Justices (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lindens (approx. ¼ mile away); Lillie Mackall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Emmet (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Emmet: Irish Patriot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kalorama (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sheridan-Kalorama.
 
Diplomacy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 27, 2018
3. Diplomacy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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