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

Christian Newcomer Home

 
 
Christian Newcomer Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 25, 2019
1. Christian Newcomer Home Marker
Inscription.  Christian Newcomer, 1749-1830, was one of the founders of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, the first American-born denomination. He moved to Washington County in 1775 and in his journal described crossing the Allegany Mountains 38 times as a circuit riding preacher to spead the gospel. He was called the St. Paul of the church.
 
Erected by Washington County Historical Advisory Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Washington County Historical Advisory Committee marker series.
 
Location. 39° 34.398′ N, 77° 38.951′ W. Marker is near Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) 0.2 miles west of Mapleville Road (Maryland Route 66), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20659 National Pike, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roxbury Mills Bridge (approx. 3.1 miles away); Rose's Mill Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battle of Boonsboro (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battle of Funkstown (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx.
Newcomer house and marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 29, 2008
2. Newcomer house and marker
3.6 miles away); Claggett's Mill Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); Claggett’s Millrace Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stonewall Jackson's Way (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
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Christian Newcomer House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 25, 2019
3. Christian Newcomer House
Newcomer house image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 29, 2008
4. Newcomer house
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,132 times since then and 72 times this year. Last updated on January 26, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   2. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   3. submitted on January 26, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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