Apartments for Rent in Hagerstown, MD(show city information)
When you select your new apartment in Hagerstown, you’ll be living in an exciting, historic location. Jonathan Hager purchased land here in 1739. Today, the house he built around 1740 is a historic house museum.
Situated in the crossroads of the Civil War, Hagerstown is the site of the South Mountain State Battlefield, Antietam National Battlefield, and the July 1863 Battle of Hagerstown. It is a favorite destination for history and Civil War buffs.
Hagerstown residents enjoy a beautiful downtown, great shopping, top-rated restaurants, and great amenities, such as historic sites, beautiful parks, and the Black Rock Golf Course – one of the best municipal golf courses in Maryland. Hagerstown’s Arts & Entertainment District is home to the Maryland Theatre and its year-round performances and events, including Maryland Symphony Orchestra concerts. Hagerstown is also home to the Western Maryland Blues Fest.
Fort Frederick State Park, a 585-acre park, includes a fort built in 1756 during the French and Indian War. In addition to historic exhibits, a museum, a visitor’s center, a campground, a hiking trail, a playground, and a boat launch, the park hosts several events, including the 18th Century Market Fair.
For those who can’t wait for Oktoberfest in October, residents have reserved a place near the beer barrel in Hagerstown, Maryland, at the annual two-day Augustoberfest event.
Hikers will love living in Hagerstown. The Appalachian Trail extends 2,181 miles through the Appalachian Mountains. The C & O Canal features a 184.5-mile pathway along the former Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and includes several historic sites.
For some spooky fun, arrange a visit at Halloween when the city’s annual Alsatia Mummers’ Parade attracts between 100,000 and 150,000 people to this mountain town of about 35,000. Some 30 floats and more than 20 marching bands join with as many as 10,000 terrifyingly-costumed townspeople for the two and one-half mile jaunt up Potomac Street, Hagerstown’s main north-south roadway. The parade has been an annual tradition since 1921, and is the largest parade on the east coast.