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1739 – Hager’s Fancy

1739 – Hager’s Fancy

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in History | 1 comment

Hager’s Fancy – The Origin of the Hager House and Hagerstown Almost 40 years before the American Revolutionary War, when America’s founding father George Washington was only 4 years old, a young German Immigrant named Jonathan Hager, arrived on the shores of the new colonies. After thoroughly exploring Pennsylvania and Maryland, he decided to...

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1806 – Heyser’s Woods & Cedar Lawn

1806 – Heyser’s Woods & Cedar Lawn

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in History | 2 comments

Heyser’s Woods & Cedar Lawn the building of the Mansion House and the Fairgrounds Continued from Hager’s Fancy – The Origin of the Hager House and Hagerstown After Captain William Heyser II’s death the land is passed down to his son William Heyser III, who then in 1842 splits the property in 2 and gives 206 acres to his son George Heyser and 170...

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