Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Harper House Tavern
Meriwether Lewis at Harpers Ferry
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
Location. 39° 19.381′ N, 77° 43.853′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Church Street, on the right when traveling north. Located in the Lower Town section of Harpers Ferry National Historic Site, across the street from the St. Peter's Roman Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Springhouses and Root Cellars (here, next to this marker); Harper House: The Mansion on the Hill (here, next to this marker); St. Peter's Roman Catholic ChurchWelcome to St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Trail to Upper Harpers Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); "A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step." (within shouting distance of this marker); Sweets for Harpers Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Casualty of War (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.