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Matthew S. Quay

 
 
Matthew S. Quay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
1. Matthew S. Quay Marker
Inscription.  Home of the noted state and national political leader is near here. He rose, between 1856-1887, from local and state offices to United States Senator. A Republican Party leader from 1887 until his death in 1904.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 40° 41.683′ N, 80° 18.367′ W. Marker is in Beaver, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Insurance Street, on the left when traveling west on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beaver PA 15009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort McIntosh (here, next to this marker); First Court (a few steps from this marker); Beaver County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Beaver County Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Brigadier General William Irvine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beaver County Korean War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Beaver County Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Agnew Square (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
Also see . . .
1. Behind the Marker - Matthew S. Quay. ExplorePAhistory.com (Submitted on February 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 

2. Quay, Matthew Stanley, (1833 - 1904). Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on February 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 

3. Matthew Stanley Quay at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
4. MarkerQuest - Matthew S. Quay. An overview of the Senator's career and military service. (Submitted on March 2, 2022, by Laura Klotz of Northampton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Matthew S. Quay Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 7, 2001
2. Matthew S. Quay Grave Marker
He is buried in Beaver Cemetery, Beaver PA. He served as a Colonel, USV, 134th Pennsylvania Infantry in the Civil War and he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for action in Fredericksburg VA on December 13, 1862.
Matthew S. Quay Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 12, 2011
3. Matthew S. Quay Marker
Looking southwest on 3rd Street (PA 68) at Irvine Park.
Matthew Stanley Quay image. Click for full size.
U.S. Senate Historical Office
4. Matthew Stanley Quay
Matthew Stanley Quay image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, circa 1904
5. Matthew Stanley Quay
full-length portrait, standing, facing right, dressed in Indian costume, holding rifle
Library of Congress photo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 13, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on February 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on November 28, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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