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Jonathan Hager House, Hagerstown

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Raised over a never failing spring, this 18th Century fortress of a home celebrates the 275th year anniversary of city founder, Jonathan Hager's, first land buy at this site in 1739. Archaeological evidence supports that this site was occupied and inhabited by native Americans long before any European settlers ever set foot on American soil. Visit the Jonathan Hager House Museum and step into the past, for a unique experience unlike any other place in the world. Located in America's most beautiful Hagerstown City Park.
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  • Very interesting pre colonial restoration. Fully reconstructed house that was first in this county. Well presented tour and very interesting history. Lovely park setting.  more »
  • Built in 1740, the house was sparsely furnished with pieces representative of that time but not originals from the Hager family. There was a weasel, a device for measuring out a skein of yarn, that.....  more »
  • I visited it during their ghost tour and had a lot of fun. It is something to do for those in a Halloween frame of mind. It looks stunning at Christmas as well. The tour is very reasonably priced for single adults and family alike.
  • Beautifully will keep. Caretaker very knowledgeable and friendly. Answered every question that was asked during the tour Definitely worth a visit for history buffs. Went during the Christmas tree lighting. So they had a Christmas program going on in the house. With music on the porch while you waited your turn for a tour. Very nicely done. I would go back again or take a friend Who hasn’t been.

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