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Fall Family Days: Hager House Presents a New Special Family Program

Fall Family Days
Hager House Presents a New Special Family Program

Hagerstown, MD (November 3, 2008)- The staff of the Jonathan Hager House invites you to bring the whole family on Saturday, November 15, 2008 from 10am to 4pm and Sunday, November 16, 2008 from 2-5pm for a fun-filled day of family-oriented events in Hagerstown's beautiful City Park.
The first-ever Fall Family Days at the Hager House is a chance for kids of all ages to learn about the original home of Jonathan Hager, make colonial crafts and play colonial games. According to Historic Sites Facilitator John Bryan, "The staff wanted to put on this special family-friendly weekend to encourage families to visit the Hager House together in a different way than our normal tours allow." Bryan adds, "It is also a great chance to enjoy one last fall weekend in the beautiful Hagerstown City Park!"
Some of the activities featured will be special family-oriented tours, colonial hat making, stick horse making and children's colonial games. The Hager House is offering a special reduced family rate of $5 per family (includes mother & father or grandparents/guardians and all children in family under age 12).
If you would like to experience the first-ever Fall Family Days, the Jonathan Hager House and Museum is located in Hagerstown City Park at 110 Key Street. Reservations are not required. A small admission fee of $5 is charged per family that includes a tour of the 269 year-old home of the town founder, Jonathan Hager, and admission to all of the day's activities. All other regular prices apply. The event will be held from Saturday, November 15, 2008, 10am to 4pm and Sunday, November 16, 2008, 2-5pm, rain or shine. Last tour offered 30 minutes before close.
For more information about the City of Hagerstown's historic sites, upcoming events and programs, please call 301-739-8393, email hagerhouse@hagerstownmd.org or visit our website at www.hagerhouse.org.

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