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Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement

 
 
Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 15, 2016
1. Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement Marker
Inscription.  
Peace through limitation of naval
armament was promoted between the
Dominion of Canada
and the
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.

 
Erected 1935 by Kiwanis International.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPeace.
 
Location. 38° 54.23′ N, 77° 3.141′ W. Marker is in West End in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is on L Street Northwest 0.1 miles west of 24th Street Northwest, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2427 L Street Northwest, 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); Bernardo de Gálvez (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Manila House
Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 15, 2016
2. Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement Marker
The marker can be seen along the sidewalk of L Street in this view, with The Columbia residences in the background to the north.
(about 500 feet away); Godey's Lime Kilns (approx. 0.2 miles away); During the years following the Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Before the 1800s (approx. ¼ mile away); Sheen Hok Gate (approx. ¼ mile away); Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West End.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 222 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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