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

Chimney

 
 
Chimney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
1. Chimney Marker
Inscription.  The 90-foot chimney that once stood here towered over the Smith and Forging Shop, dominating the scenery from 1846 until it was torn down in the 1890s.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 39° 19.442′ N, 77° 43.871′ 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. Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); Pvt Luke Quinn (within shouting distance of this marker); Mere Machines of Labor (within shouting distance of this marker); Branding the B&O (within shouting distance of this marker); By the aid of these machines... (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Embankment (within shouting distance of this marker); The John Brown Raiders
Chimney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2019
2. Chimney Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Found Underground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 

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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 52 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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