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Ransom of Hagerstown Walking Tour

June 29, 2024 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

To commemorate the 160th Anniversary of the Ransom of Hagerstown, the WCHS will be offering a walking tour of Downtown Hagerstown as part of our our June 29, 2024, Public History Day.

Stephen Bockmiller, author of Follow the Money: The 1864 Confederate Ransom of Hagerstown, Maryland, will lead guests through the streets of downtown Hagerstown, recounting historical events as they took place on July 6, 1864, when Brigadier General John McCausland and 1,500 Confederate soldiers entered Hagerstown and held the town ransom.

The walking tour will cover a little under a mile of walking distance, roughly 7 blocks of downtown Hagerstown around Public Square, lasting 50 to 60 minutes.

$20 – $25
135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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