The Crawford W. Long Museum in Jefferson, Georgia, provides educational
exhibits about the life and career of Dr. Crawford W. Long, the physician who, on March 30, 1842 first used ether for surgical anesthesia.
The Gallery takes you on a journey through Dr. Long's life ... from his exceptional education, to his early days as
a physician and his discovery of the first anesthetic, through the days of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Come visit the
site of America's greatest contribution to medicine and learn how this "country doctor" came to be the father of
Pendergrass General Store building traces the development of goods available to small town residents over time. Particular
emphasis is given to household items, the development of textiles from home spinning to "store bought," and the
advancement in canned goods with improvements during America's Industrial Age and the dawn of marketing.
Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed on major holidays
Adults $5.00 • Seniors (age
Military $3.00 • Students $3.00 • Children Age 5 and
under - Free
of 10 or more visiting for self-guided tours receive
a 10% discount when
booked in advance.
Guided tours are available on a limited basis and
at least two weeks advance notice.
Regular admission prices apply.
There is an additional $25.00 docent fee
applied to all guided tours.