Coster Avenue

Coster Avenue Tablet.


Erected: 1896.

Location: Coster Avenue.

Description: Cast iron avenue tablet designed by E.B. Cope. Mounted on fluted post, overall height is three feet. Constructed by War Department to mark Coster Avenue. Avenue was designed and built by War Department to provide access to monuments associated with first day of battle’s fighting. Road was built in 1880. Coster Avenue is a city street two blocks long and 50′ W with a 36′ W paved section on the west side only; east side is sod-covered with the monuments located on south side.