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The History of Hagerstown’s City Park

Hagerstown City Park dates back to the 1700s when the land was used by the Native Americans and immigrants began claiming land in the new world. To accurately describe the creation of the park, we must go back in time to the founding of Hagerstown, which took place in this very park. Please enjoy this guide through the different eras in Hagerstown City Park’s history, tragedy and triumphs.

 

1739 – Hager’s Fancy

1739 – Hager’s Fancy

Hager's Fancy - The Origin of the Hager House and Hagerstown Almost 40 years before the American Revolutionary War, when America’s founding father...

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1884 – Industrial Age

1884 – Industrial Age

After the park was long used for residential and leisure, a new time period ensued at the park - The Industrial age.   In 1884, after the death...

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