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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas Johnson

 
 
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
1. Thomas Johnson Marker
Inscription.
** Revolutionary Patriot **

Bosom Friend of Washington
**** Diligent worker for
independence and nominator
of Washington for commander
in chief of Continental Army

** Member of Council of Safety,
Continental Congress and of
Maryland Convention to ratify
The Articles of Confederation

*** First Governor of State of
Maryland and Associate Justice
Of United States Supreme Court

** To Thomas Johnson is largely
due the surrender by other
colonies of their claims to the
great northwest territory ****

Born Calvert County
November 4, 1732

Died at Rose Hill, near Frederick
October 26, 1819

 
Location. 39° 24.942′ N, 77° 24.748′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on North Court Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. To the left of the fountain in front of the Frederick City Hall (Old County Courthouse). Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Dred Scott Decision (a few steps from this marker); Roger Brooke Taney (a few steps from this marker); City Hall (within
Close Up of the Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
2. Close Up of the Inscription
shouting distance of this marker); “South Magnetic” (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederickís Poet Lawyer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ross Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of William Tyler Page (within shouting distance of this marker); Tylerís-Spite House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
 
Regarding Thomas Johnson. Playing an active role in the early history of the United States, it should be no surprise that Thomas Johnson is featured on several markers. Some of those are noted in the related markers section.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Biogaphy of Thomas Johnson. (Submitted on October 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Frederick City Hall - Old County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
3. Frederick City Hall - Old County Court House
The Thomas Johnson Bust is on the left side of the fountain.
Thomas Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2015
4. Thomas Johnson
1926 Bust of Thomas Johnson by Joseph Urner
Thomas Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2015
5. Thomas Johnson
Joseph Urner - 1926 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 23, 2015
6. Joseph Urner - 1926
Signature on the back of the Thomas Johnson Bust
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,517 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016.
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