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

High Street in 1886

 
 
High Street in 1886 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 12, 2007
1. High Street in 1886 Marker
The marker displays a photo looking up High Street, as it looked in 1886.
Inscription.  (Photo of High Street in 1886)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 39° 19.369′ N, 77° 43.811′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Shenandoah Street (Business U.S. 340) and High Street, on the right when traveling north on Shenandoah Street. Located in lower town of Harpers Ferry National Historic Site. 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. Burned, Flooded, and Leveled (a few steps from this marker); "for the deposit of arms" (a few steps from this marker); Arsenal Square (a few steps from this marker); Large Arsenal Foundation (within shouting distance of this marker); Large Arsenal (within shouting distance of 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
High Street Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 12, 2007
2. High Street Today
distance of this marker); Harpers Ferry History (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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 807 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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