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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: September 22, 2007
Caption: Lower Town Harpers Ferry
Additional Description: Situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, along side the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and astride the path of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad with spur lines extending south into the Shenandoah Valley, Harpers Ferry was a transportation hub during the first century of the United States. The city is truly one of the crossroads of American history.
Submitted: October 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p8290
File Size: 0.951 Megabytes
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