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Hagerstown 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 Rocheter, 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.
 
Location. 39° 41.695′ N, 77° 41.23′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, 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 in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Forge Bridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old Forge Farm (approx. 2.8 miles away); John D. Zentmyer (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 3.3 miles away in Pennsylvania); Leitersburg Bridge No. 2 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Erected in Honor of the Boys (approx. 3.4 miles away); Corporal William Othello Wilson (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
The Long Meadow Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, June 2, 2008
2. The Long Meadow Marker
Roadside view.
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,346 times since then and 64 times this year. 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.
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