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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.
 
Erected 1929 by The Kiwanis Club of Washington in cooperation with the Committee on Marking Points of Historic Interest.
 
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 Northwest and G Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south on 15th Street Northwest. Located on the side of the Treasury Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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). Touch for a list and map 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. Peace
 
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
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,406 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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