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

Matthew S. Quay

 
 
Matthew S. Quay Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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.
 
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); Brigadier General William Irvine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Agnew Square (about 700 feet away); McIntosh Square (about 700 feet away); Matthew Stanley Quay Home (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Fort McIntosh (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Lachlan McIntosh (approx. 0.3 miles 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 Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Matthew S. Quay Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 

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

3. Matthew Stanley Quay. Beaver Area Heritage Foundation (Submitted on February 14, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

4. Matthew Stanley Quay at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Matthew S. Quay Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 43 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, Md 21234.   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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