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Beaver in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Matthew Stanley Quay Home

 
 
Matthew Stanley Quay Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
1. Matthew Stanley Quay Home Marker
Inscription.  This house, built by Samuel French, about 1845, was the home (1884-1904) of Matthew Stanley Quay. Born in 1833, Quay graduated at age 17 from Jefferson College. His first political office was as prothonotary. After a brilliant Civil War record and receiving a Congressional Medal of Honor, he served as secretary to the Governor, as legislator, Secretary of the Commonwealth, recorder of Philadelphia, state and national Republican chairman, and state treasurer. He was a United States Senator 1887-1900; 1901 to his death in 1904. He spoke and read several foreign languages and had one of the finest private libraries in America here.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Pennsylvania - Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation series lists.
 
Location. 40° 41.631′ N, 80° 18.212′ W. Marker is in Beaver
Matthew Stanley Quay Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 11, 2011
2. Matthew Stanley Quay Home Marker
Now the L.T. Anderson Funeral Home
, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of College Avenue and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling south on College Avenue. Now the L.T. Anderson Funeral Home. 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 (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Matthew S. Quay (about 800 feet away); First Court (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brigadier General William Irvine (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wayne Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaver.
 
Also see . . .
1. Matthew Stanley Quay at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Matthew Stanley Quay image. Click for full size.
U.S. Senate Historical Office
3. Matthew Stanley Quay
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 484 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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