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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.

Placed April 29, 1935 by
Kiwanis International

 
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
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.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); 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. PeacePolitics
 
 
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.
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