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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
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. Marker is about 150 north of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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 Reformed Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Ransom of Hagerstown (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Harmon Hotel (about 800 feet away); Fighting House to House, Yard to Yard
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(approx. 0.2 miles 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Regarding Jonathan Hager. The grave of Jonathan Hager is located in the cemetery on the west side of the 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.
 
Marker in front of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 5, 2009
2. Marker in front of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church
Jonathan Hager Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,855 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 4, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on July 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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