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

Smith and Forging Shop

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
1. Smith and Forging Shop Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1848 this was the armory's largest building, nearly 100 yards long. Here workers forged iron into gun barrels and parts.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 39° 19.442′ N, 77° 43.797′ 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. Racing West (a few steps from this marker); Tailrace (a few steps from this marker); Found Underground (a few steps from this marker); My Favorite Boat (a few steps from this marker); Home of Joseph Perkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Power of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Six Acres That Changed the World (within shouting distance of this marker); A Perfect Heap of Ruins (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
2. Smith and Forging Shop Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 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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