Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 39° 19.261′ N, 77° 44.187′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Shenandoah Street (Business U.S. 340), on the right when traveling east. Located on Virginius Island in 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. Jonathan Child House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Island Mills (about 300 feet away); House Ruins (about 400 feet away); Head Gates and Inner Basin (about 400 feet away); Railroads (about 500 feet away); Island AccessWater Tunnels (about 500 feet away); Cotton Mill (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
More about this marker. In the upper half of the marker is a photo of Virginius Island circa 1892, showing the inner basin and the river wall.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.