The National Mall in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Washington City Canal
Erected 1950 by National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission.
Location. 38° 53.516′ N, 77° 2.39′ W. Marker is in The National Mall, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Constitution Avenue (U.S. 50) near 17th Street, NW, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20006, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lock Keeper’s House ( here, next to this marker); The Canal Connection ( here, next to this marker); Bulfinch Gate House ( within shouting distance of this marker); Ysabel I, La Catolica ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Home of the Pan American Union ( about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The National Mall.
More about this marker. Marker is on a stone next to the Lock Keeper's House.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Washington City Canal. (Submitted on September 11, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Washington City Canal. (Submitted on April 2, 2012, by Steven Berkowitz of Annnandale, Virginia.)
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
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