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Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC

 

—“Spirit of Haida Gwaii” —

 
Embassy of Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 9, 2012
1. Embassy of Canada Marker
Inscription.
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
Embassy of Canada Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 9, 2012
2. Embassy of Canada Marker
Inscription on the pillar, in the shade, lower right.
400 feet away); 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, MusicGovernmentNotable Buildings
 
Embassy of Canada - viewed from the John Marshall Park with Pennsylvania Ave. in the background image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2012
3. Embassy of Canada - viewed from the John Marshall Park with Pennsylvania Ave. in the background
Embassy of Canada concourse viewed from Pennsylvania Avenue with image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 19, 2012
4. Embassy of Canada concourse viewed from Pennsylvania Avenue with
the celebrated "Spirit of Haida Gwaii" statue visible behind the concourse pavilion.
Description of the "Spirit of Haida Gwaii" - in French and English image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2012
5. Description of the "Spirit of Haida Gwaii" - in French and English
"Spirit of Haida Gwaii" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2012
6. "Spirit of Haida Gwaii"
Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC: Dedicated to "peace and friendship", 1988 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 9, 2012
7. Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC: Dedicated to "peace and friendship", 1988
The Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC - viewed from across Pennsylvania Ave. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, September 9, 2012
8. The Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC - viewed from across Pennsylvania Ave.
Embassy of Canada - viewed from across C Street with the John Marshall Park in foreground image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2012
9. Embassy of Canada - viewed from across C Street with the John Marshall Park in foreground
The "Spirit of Haida Gwaii" by the Haida sculptor, Bill Reid image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 4, 2012
10. The "Spirit of Haida Gwaii" by the Haida sculptor, Bill Reid
 
 
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.
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