Drawing of Harpers Ferry Arsenal , Captured By John Brown
The U.S. Army Buildings which John Brown took possession of. Harpers Ferry, W. VA. Junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Meeting of the States of MD., W. VA., and VA. Arsenal captured, October 16, 1859.
'The present site of John Brown's Fort as it now stands in a field overlooking the Shenandoah River in Va., a few miles from where it originally stood at Harpers Ferry. It was placed here at the suggestion of Kate Field of Washington, after it had been exhibited at the Worlds Fair in Chicago.' See West Virginia Collection Pamphlet 7514 for more information.
'A postcard view of the Fire Engine House used as fort by John Brown, Harpers Ferry; No objection to reproducing or publishing this picture provided credit line 'Photo by U.S. Army Signal Corps' appears on the photograph or page. Permission must be obtained from the War Department if it is desired for use in commerical advertising.'
John Brown's Fort on Murphy's Farm, Bolivar Heights, W. Va.
Fort building stands in a field where two children are playing in the foreground. Inscription with the image, 'The present site of John Brown's Fort as it now stands in a field overlooking the Shenandoah River, in [West] Virginia, a few miles from where it originally stood at Harper's Ferry. It was placed here at the request of Kate Field, of Washington after it was exhibited at the World's Fair in Chicago.'