West End in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement
armament was promoted between the
Dominion of Canada
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.
Placed April 29, 1935 by
Erected 1935 by Kiwanis International.
Location. 38° 54.23′ N, 77° 3.141′ W. Marker is in West End, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on L Street, NW 0.1 miles west of 24 Street, NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 L Street, NW, Washington DC 20037, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); The American Meridian (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church, Georgetown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Leonard A. Grimes (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Margaret Peters and Roumania Peters Walker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Aleksandr Pushkin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Benito Juárez Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away).
Categories. • Peace • Politics •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.