Inscription. The spring from which the Town of Clear Spring acquired its name.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
|1. Clear Spring Marker|
Location. 39° 39.373′ N, 77° 55.846′ W. Marker is in Clear Spring, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Cumberland Street (U.S. 40) east of Martin Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clear Spring MD 21722, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Frederick (about 400 feet away, in a direct line); A Road Nurtures A Vision (about 800 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (about 800 feet away); Vital Crossroads (approx. ¼ mile away); Capt. Samuel G. Prather (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clear Spring.
1. Jonathon Hower, Spring Keeper
In 1825 Jonathan Hower was placed in indenture to serve as spring keeper to purchase Plot #38 in Clear Spring, Md. The property measuring 66' breadth and 198' length.
— Submitted March 27, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.