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

Ashburton House

 
 
Ashburton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
1. Ashburton House Marker
Inscription.  
Ashburton House
has been designated a

National
Historic Landmark


This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1974
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1974.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1974.
 
Location. 38° 54.022′ N, 77° 2.145′ W. Marker is in Northwest Washington in Washington, District of Columbia. It is in Downtown. Marker is on H Street Northwest west of Vermont Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1525 H Street Northwest, Washington DC 20005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John's Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Kosciuszko (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleeing the Executive Mansion
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Commemoration and Preservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Construction of the White House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dolly Madison House (within shouting distance of this marker); Demonstration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cosmos Club (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest Washington.
 
Regarding Ashburton House. Alexander Baring, Lord Berry Ashburton, minister from England, occupied the house starting in 1842. During his posting, Lord Ashburton negociated several treaties and agreements with the United States starting with the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, which fixed the U.S.-Canadian border.
 
Also see . . .  Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton. (Submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Ashburton House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 4, 2007
2. Ashburton House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,766 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Dec. 5, 2023