Washington in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
—Residence of George B. Cortelyou —
In 1909, after his public service in Washington, Cortelyou became the president of a local gas company in Manhattan, New York and for 26 years led its growth to the second largest utility company in America, Consolidated Edison.
This Plaque was placed by the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Mattaush, on the centennial anniversary of construction.
Erected 1991 by Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Mattaush.
Location. 38° 53.562′ N, 77° 0.134′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Maryland Avenue (U.S. 1A) and 3rd Street Northeast. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 260 Maryland Avenue, Washington DC 20002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fiery Destruction (about 400 feet away, measured Alva Belmont House (about 500 feet away); Residence of Albert Gallatin (about 500 feet away); The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum (about 500 feet away); From June to December, 1917 (about 500 feet away); Frederick Douglass (about 700 feet away); Nathanael Greene Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Brick Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Also see . . . George B. Cortelyou - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 15, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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