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Near Bolivar in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

School House Ridge, Harpers Ferry, W.V.

 
 
School House Ridge, Harpers Ferry, W.V. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
1. School House Ridge, Harpers Ferry, W.V. Marker
Inscription.  Site of the Confederate position during the Siege and Cannonade, September 12-15, 1862.
 
Erected 2003 by Civil War Preservation Trust.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 12, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 19.534′ N, 77° 46.061′ W. Marker is near Bolivar, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Memorial is on Bakerton Road (County Road 27) 0.4 miles north of Boxer Way, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 874 Bakerton Rd, 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. Battle of Harpers Ferry / Jackson Arrives (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Skirmish Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); We Began Firing At Will: The 111th New York Regiment (about 400 feet away); Five Rounds into the Darkness (about 700 feet away); A Dangerous Position (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Position Strong by Nature (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Line of Defense: The Union Skirmish Line
School House Ridge, Harpers Ferry, W.V. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
2. School House Ridge, Harpers Ferry, W.V. Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); From Skirmish Line to Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolivar.
 
School House Ridge North image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 22, 2020
3. School House Ridge North
The marker is included with a cluster of others at the far right of the photo.
Additional sign near the marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 21, 2021
4. Additional sign near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   4. submitted on May 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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