Congressman James Dixon Roman 1809-1867This building was Congressman Roman's home from the time he purchased it in 1845 until his death in 1867. A prominent member of the Whig Party, Roman was elected to the House of Representatives during the 30th Congress (1847-1849). He declined nomination for election to a second term. One of the more influential members of the House, he regularly associated with many senators, including Henry Clay and Daniel Webster, He was a presidential elector in 1849 for the Taylor/Fillmore ticket, and again in 1857 for Buchannan/Breckinridge ticket.
|Placed By||Maryland Heritage Area|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266279 N 4391767|
|Decimal Degrees||39.64378333, -77.72376667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 38.627', W 77° 43.426'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 38' 37.62" N, 77° 43' 25.56" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 152 W Washington St, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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