Capitol Hill 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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series lists.
Location. 38° 53.563′ N, 77° 0.134′ W. Marker is in Capitol Hill in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Maryland Avenue Northeast (Alternate U.S. 1) and 3rd Street Northeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 260 Maryland Avenue Northeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Torch of Freedom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fiery Destruction (about 400 feet away); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capitol Hill.
Also see . . . George B. Cortelyou - Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 15, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 560 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 14, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.