Berwyn Heights in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Berwyn Heights
— Town of Berwyn Heights, Maryland —
Newby & Howell's plat identified streets named for notable people of the time, including associates of Graves, James Waugh and other developers of Charlton Heights. Ruatan Street was called Keleher Avenue, after Timothy D. Keleher, a U.S. Army Paymaster who, with Waugh, served as a Trustee for the Charlton Heights Investment and Building Association that was incorporated in 1890.
Erected 2006 by The Berwyn Heights Historical Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Places.
Location. 38° 59.601′ N, 76° 55.119′ W. Marker is in Berwyn HeightsTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5603 Ruatan Street, College Park MD 20740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of Berwyn Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); Waugh Avenue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armed Forces Memorial (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Town of Berwyn Heights (about 600 feet away); Washington, Spa Spring & Gretta Railroad (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to the Luther Goldman Birding Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Origins of Lake Artemesia (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dervey Augusta Lomax (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berwyn Heights.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.