Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
A Nation's Armory
Erected 2009 by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior.
Location. 39° 19.394′ N, 77° 43.773′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Hog Alley and Potomac Street, on the right when traveling north on Hog Alley. Touch for map. Located next to "John Brown's Fort" in Lower Town Harpers Ferry. Marker is in this post office area: Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federal Armory (a few steps from this marker); John Brown (a few steps from this marker); John Brown Fort John Brown's Last Stand (within shouting distance of this marker); John Brown Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Short-lived Sanctuary (within shouting distance of this marker); Capture of Harpers Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper's Ferry History (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
More about this marker. The background of the marker is a photo of the old Armory, with the caption John Brown's Fort in its original location on the armory grounds during the Civil War.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.