Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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 “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 Persons • Patriots & Patriotism •
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