Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
Location. 39° 19.446′ N, 77° 43.934′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on High Street east of Church Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 High St, 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. Pvt Luke Quinn (within shouting distance of this marker); Warehouse (about 300 feet away, measured Chimney (about 300 feet away); Branding the B&O (about 300 feet away); The John Brown Raiders (about 400 feet away); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Mere Machines of Labor (about 500 feet away); By the aid of these machines... (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
Regarding Riley House. The house is available as a vacation rental.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 70 times this year. Last updated on April 26, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.