Hager House (Hagerstown, Maryland)

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Hager House
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Hager House (Hagerstown, Maryland) is located in Maryland
Hager House (Hagerstown, Maryland)
Location Hagerstown, Maryland
Coordinates 39°38′22″N 77°43′50″W / 39.63944°N 77.73056°W / 39.63944; -77.73056Coordinates: 39°38′22″N 77°43′50″W / 39.63944°N 77.73056°W / 39.63944; -77.73056
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built c. 1740 (1740)
Built by Hager, Jonathan
NRHP Reference # 74000974[1]
Added to NRHP November 5, 1974

The Hager House is a two-story stone house in Hagerstown, Maryland, United States that dates to c. 1740. The house was built by Jonathan Hager, a German immigrant from Westphalia, who founded Hagerstown. The basement contains two spring-fed pools of water, providing a secure water source.[2] Hager sold the property, then known as Hager's Fancy to Jacob Rohrer. The house remained in the Rohrer family until 1944, when it was acquired by the Washington County Historical Society. The restored house was given to the City of Hagerstown in 1954 and opened to the public in 1962 as a historic house museum.[3]

Spring outflow at Hager House

The Hager House is located off Key Street in Hagerstown City Park, and is open for visits from April through December.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Ann Hill and Pamela James (August 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Hager House" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 
  3. ^ "The Hager House". General Information. The City of Hagerstown. 2008-07-10. 

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