Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Struggle to the Heights
Erected by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 39° 18.677′ N, 77° 45.57′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from Shoreline Drive. Touch for map. Located on the Murphy Farm trail in the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. 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. The Fate of Harpers Ferry was sealed. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home Becomes Battlefield (about 500 feet away); Holy Ground Pilgrimage (approx. ľ mile away); A Moving Symbol (approx. ľ mile away); The Murphy Farm (approx. ľ mile away); Gun Position #6 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mountains, Men, and Maneuvers (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
More about this marker. The marker features a sketching described as, "Confederate troops struggle to pull cannon from the Shenandoah River shoreline up this rugged ravine."
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,175 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 2, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.