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

Clear Spring

 
 
Clear Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
1. Clear Spring Marker
Inscription. The spring from which the Town of Clear Spring acquired its name.
 
Location. 39° 39.373′ N, 77° 55.846′ W. Marker is in Clear Spring, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Cumberland Street (U.S. 40) east of Martin Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clear Spring MD 21722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Frederick (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Road Nurtures A Vision (about 800 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (about 800 feet away); Clear Spring Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vital Crossroads (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clear Spring.
 
Additional comments.
1. Jonathon Hower, Spring Keeper
In 1825 Jonathan Hower was placed in indenture to serve as spring keeper to purchase Plot #38 in Clear Spring, Md. The property measuring 66' breadth and 198' length.
    — Submitted March 27, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.

 
Categories. Natural FeaturesPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker Points to Walkway Between Houses image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
2. Marker Points to Walkway Between Houses
Clear Spring, At the End of the Walkway image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
3. Clear Spring, At the End of the Walkway
Clear Spring image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
4. Clear Spring
Water emerges from the small rectangular culvert on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,887 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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