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
The mid-1800s 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.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed on major
• Seniors (age 65+) $4.00
Military $3.00 • Students $3.00 • Children Age 5 and under -
Groups of 10 or more visiting for self-guided tours receive
a 10% discount when booked in advance.
tours are available on a limited basis and
require at least two weeks advance notice.
Regular admission prices apply.
There is an additional $25.00
docent fee applied to all guided tours.