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Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Warehouse

 
 
Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 29, 2019
1. Warehouse Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1843 the two-story building that once stood here was used "for storing iron, steel, and other supplies." During the Civil War it was also used by Union forces for storage.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 39° 19.45′ N, 77° 43.872′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Potomac Street, 0.1 miles north of Shenandoah Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 Potomac Street, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chimney (a few steps from this marker); Branding the B&O (within shouting distance of this marker); Pvt Luke Quinn (within shouting distance of this marker); Mere Machines of Labor (within shouting distance of this marker); By the aid of these machines... (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Embankment (within shouting distance of this marker); Found Underground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Riley House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
Warehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), December 29, 2019
2. Warehouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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