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

Jonathan Hager

1714 1775

 
 
Jonathan Hager Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 2, 2008
1. Jonathan Hager Marker
Inscription. Founder of Hagerstown. Co-founder of this church. Buried west of main building.
 
Erected by Washington County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 38.689′ N, 77° 43.085′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Potomac Street (Maryland Route 60) and East Avenue, on the right when traveling south on N. Potomac Street. Click for map. Marker is about 150 north of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Retreat from Gettysburg (a few steps from this marker); Zion Evangelical and Reform Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Occupation (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ransom of Hagerstown (about 700 feet away); The Harmon Hotel (about 800 feet away); Washington County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Washington County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Second Battle of Hagerstown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Regarding Jonathan Hager. The grave of Jonathan Hager is located in the cemetery on the west side of the
Marker in front of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 5, 2009
2. Marker in front of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church
church. Entrance to the cemetery is by way of a walkway around the north side of the church. Arrows point to the location of the Hager grave.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Jonathan Hager Grave image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 5, 2009
3. Jonathan Hager Grave
In the cemetery behind the church is the grave of Johnathan Hager.

Here lyeth the remains of Captain Johnathan Hager founder of Hagerstown, Born 1719, Died Nov 6, 1775. His only son Jonathan Hager Jr. proprietor of Hagerstown. Born Dec 1753. Died Dec. 1798.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,326 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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