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Thomas Johnson

 
 
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
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

 
Erected 2017.
 
Location. 39° 24.373′ N, 77° 24.803′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Market Street. Touch for map. In Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 S Market Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roger Brooke Taney (a few steps from this marker); Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key
Thomas Johnson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
2. Thomas Johnson Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN 657) (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland's “Cemetery Beautiful” (within shouting distance of this marker); O Say Can You See? (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Johnson (1732 - 1819). Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress (Submitted on August 8, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. The Thomas Johnson Monument
This monument to Thomas Johnson was erected in 1926 in front of the Old Frederick County Courthouse, now Frederick City Hall. It was removed from the Frederick City Hall on Saturday March 18, 2017 and has now been re-erected here in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Johnson was originally buried in Frederick's All Saints Cemetery and
Thomas Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
3. Thomas Johnson
Portrait Bust by Joseph Urner, 1926
was re-interred at Mt. Olivet.
    — Submitted August 8, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thomas Johnson image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
4. Thomas Johnson
Joseph Urner 1926 image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
5. Joseph Urner 1926
Arthur Limerick Co. Founder Balto - MD image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2017
6. Arthur Limerick Co. Founder Balto - MD
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 127 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 8, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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