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A Guide to Harper's Ferry History
By National Park Service
Jan 26, 2005, 08:59

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Guide to Harpers Ferry History

Harper's Valley history encompases a number of events that were significant in the history of the United States. This guide includes information on John Brown's raid, the Civil War, desegregation and more. There are additional learning links to more in-depth articles including ones on Storer College, one of America's first integrated colleges; inventor John Hall; Stonewall Jackson; the armory and arsenal; and John Brown Fort.

Source: The National Park Service

John Brown Fort, from a photograph by W.C. Russell taken between 1887-1889. Year: 1888. Image Credit: Historic Photo Collection, Harpers Ferry NHP.

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