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By James A. Beckman

Harpers Ferry, situated on the confluence of the gorgeous Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, bargains viewers a wide ranging view defined by means of Thomas Jefferson as a "scene worthy a voyage around the Atlantic." From George Washington's 1796 institution of the federal armory, via John Brown's 1859 raid to foment slave uprising and Civil warfare battles, and to 1 of the 1st winning schools for African american citizens, Harpers Ferry has performed an important function in America's historical past. hundreds and hundreds of classic postcards, a lot of that are very scarce this present day, depict this heritage, a number of the scenic perspectives and constructions on the town, and the day-by-day lives of townspeople over the past century.

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