Created By: Heritage Hill Association
John Lockwood Corse 718 Columbia St. 1870. John L. Corse was one of the originating fathers of Burlington. He was in the very first legislature of Burlington. He served in the House of Representatives. He came from by Vannuchi, Italy. He started as a model wax figure builder. His first business in Burlington was a coach factory on Jefferson Street. He then created a bookstore and stationery establishment with his son John M. Corse. His son John M. Corse was a Brigadier General in the Civil War. John M. Corse has a statue that memorializes him as a Brigadier General from the Civil War in CRAPO park. John L. Corse served as a state senator and mayor of Burlington.John Lockwood Corse 718 Columbia St. 1859. John L. Corse was one of the originating fathers of Burlington.
This point of interest is part of the tour: Heritage Hill Historic District Walking Tour