George Washington

George Washington (HMBS)

Location: Frederick, MD 21701 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.103', W 77° 24.097'

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On August 5 and 6, 1785, and again June 30 and July 1, 1791, was the guest of Thomas Johnson at the latter's manorial residence which stood on the site of the present farm house, about 150 yards east of this point. Thomas Johnson, a member of the Continental Congress from Maryland, on June 15, 1775 nominated Washington for commander-in-chief of the Continental Army. Johnson later became the first governor of Maryland.
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceHome
Marker TypeHistoric Home
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByGeorge Washington Bicentennial Committee of Frederick County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:52am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 293406 N 4371508
Decimal Degrees39.46838333, -77.40161667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.103', W 77° 24.097'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 6.1800" N, 77° 24' 5.8200" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410, 240
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8551A Catoctin Mountain Hwy, Frederick MD 21701, US
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