Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Prize of War
Location. 39° 19.528′ N, 77° 44.305′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Business U.S. 340) and Gilmore Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street. Click for map. Located across the street from the Harpers Ferry Bandstand. Marker is in this post office area: Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Harpers Ferry Bandstand (a few steps from this marker); Morrell House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harpers Ferry / John Brown’s Fort (about 600 feet away); The Appalachian Trail and Benton MacKaye (about 600 feet away); The Niagara Movement (about 700 feet away); Storer College Veterans Memorial Gate (about 700 feet away); Foundations of Freedom (about 700 feet away); Church and School (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
Also see . . .
1. The 1862 Battle of Harpers Ferry (Submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. History of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry. (Submitted on October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.