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Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shenandoah Street about 1880

 
 
Shenandoah Street about 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 12, 2007
1. Shenandoah Street about 1880 Marker
Photo shows the buildings fronting Shenandoah Street circa 1880.
Inscription. (Photo of the buildings along Shenandoah Street about 1880)
 
Location. 39° 19.346′ N, 77° 43.849′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Shenandoah Street (Business U.S. 340), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in lower town of Harpers Ferry National Historic Site. 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. Floods (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to St. Peterís Roman Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); A Government Factory Town No Longer (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper House (within shouting distance of this marker); Armory Workers (within shouting distance of this marker); Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper House Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRoads & Vehicles
 
Marker on the other side of the Street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 29, 2006
2. Marker on the other side of the Street
The marker is beside the sidewalk in front of the wagon display on the opposite side of Shenandoah Street.
Shenandoah Street Buildings Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 7, 2008
3. Shenandoah Street Buildings Today
Industry Museum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 12, 2007
4. Industry Museum
One of several historic structures in Harpers Ferry's lower town. The building is seen in the 1880s photo on the marker, and today houses the park's industry museum displaying machinery used at Harpers Ferry.
Shenandoah Street from the Balcony image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 5, 2008
5. Shenandoah Street from the Balcony
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 721 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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