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Near Paramount-Long Meadow in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Long Meadow

 
 
The Long Meadow Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 2, 2008
1. The Long Meadow Marker
Inscription.  Originally patented 1739 to Col. Thomas Cresap. Acquired 1746 by Daniel Dulany. Sold 1763 to Col. Henry Bouquet. Left by his will to Col. Haldimand. Acquired 1773 by Gen. Jos. Sprigg. Purchased 1789 by Thos. Hart, partner of Nathaniel Rochester (founder of Rochester, N.Y.) Hart's daughter born here married Henry Clay. Bought in 1827 by the United States in public sale.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 41.695′ N, 77° 41.23′ W. Marker is near Paramount-Long Meadow, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Marsh Pike 0.9 miles north of Longmeadow Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13822 Marsh Pike, Hagerstown MD 21742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paradise Manor (approx. ¾ mile away); Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Forge Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away);
The Long Meadow Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 2, 2008
2. The Long Meadow Marker
Roadside view.
Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old Forge Farm (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Korean War 1950-1953 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); John D. Zentmyer (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Henry and Lucretia Clay image. Click for full size.
3. Henry and Lucretia Clay
Lucretia Hart Clay is referred on the marker as "Hart's daughter" who was born at Long Meadow and married famed orator Henry Clay.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,518 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on February 14, 2021, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on June 4, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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