Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC
—“Spirit of Haida Gwaii” —
On April 28, 1988, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada, dedicated this building to peace and friendship between Canada and the United-States .
Le 28 Avril 1988, le Très Honorable Brian Mulroney, Premier Ministre du Canada, a dédié cet édifice à la paix et à l’amitié entre le Canada et les États-Unis.
Erected 1988 by Government of Canada.
Location. 38° 53.556′ N, 77° 1.085′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW east of 6th Street, NW, on the right. Touch for map. Inscription is on the southeast corner pillar of the embassy building facing the John Marshall Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chief Justice John Marshall ( within shouting distance of this marker); John Marshall ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington City Spring ( about 300 feet away); Pennsylvania Avenue ( about 300 feet away); Andrew W. Mellon ( about Major General George G. Meade Memorial ( about 500 feet away); Protecting Consumers and Competition ( about 600 feet away); 601 Pennsylvania Avenue ( about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
Also see . . .
1. Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC. (Submitted on September 9, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Black Canoe. (Submitted on September 9, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
3. William Ronald Reid, Haida artist (1920-1998). (Submitted on September 10, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
4. Brian Mulroney. (Submitted on September 10, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. First Nations; Haida; Bill Reid, sculptor.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Government • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on September 9, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.