The Hager House is a historic mansion located in Hagerstown, Maryland. The house was built in the 18th century and is named after its original owner, Jonathan Hager. Hager was a prominent businessman and political figure in the Hagerstown area, and he played a significant role in the development of the city.
The Hager House is a beautiful and historic mansion that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is a fine example of early colonial architecture, and it features a number of interesting architectural details. The house is also home to a number of interesting artifacts and antiques, which provide a glimpse into the life and times of Jonathan Hager and his family.
Today, the Hager House is a popular tourist destination for those interested in history and architecture. The house is open to the public, and visitors can tour the house and learn about its history through a variety of exhibits and displays. The house is also home to a number of special events and programs throughout the year, including living history demonstrations, reenactments, and educational programs.
In addition to its historical and architectural significance, the Hager House is also a beautiful and peaceful place to visit. The house is surrounded by acres of parkland, which is home to a variety of flora.
US Army 1961 Video Covers War Photography, Clara Barton during Civil War
This video contains Army Digest Number Eight, a documentary filmed by the US Army. While this public domain video was in rather good shape, we have remastered it in that the video has been sharpened, and certain digital artifacts were removed. It is believed the original film was released in 1961, but unfortunately no other…
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Horse Racing in Hagerstown
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