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John Brown's Fort at Harpers Ferry, W. Va.

IDNO:
006604
Title:
John Brown's Fort at Harpers Ferry, W. Va.
Date:
undated
Description:
'In 1859 John Brown, Kansas Abolitionist, and a part of followers seized this little engine house which was at the time serving as a government arsenal at Harpers Ferry, W. Va. The fort was dismanteled in 1892 and shipped to the Columbian Exposition at Chicago, Ill. It was laterreturned to Harpers Ferry, where it is now being used as a museum on the compus of Storer College. This picture is an opposite side view of John Brown's Fort.' 'From the West Virginia Industrial and Publicity Commission, State Capitol, Charleston 5, W. Va.'
Topical Subjects:
Cities--Harpers Ferry.
Corporate Names:
Storer College.
Geographic:
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.)--History--John Brown's Raid, 1859., John Brown's Fort (Harpers Ferry, W. Va.)
Collection:
AM 1003
Medium:
print


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