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A Walker's Guide to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

A Walker's Guide to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

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A Walker's Guide to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is a comprehensive guidebook to walking tours of Lower Town Harpers Ferry, Virginius Island, Maryland Heights, Loudoun Heights, and much more. With detailed maps and index, this guide provides hikers a glimpse into Harpers Ferry past, from historic floods to the civil war. Details on duration of walking tours, parking information, and historical structures will enrich a visit to this remarkable town.

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In this Walker’s Guide
  • The U.S. Armory and John Brown’s Raid
  • Civil War battles, skirmishes, and fortifications
  • Memorable floods of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers
  • The C&O Canal, B&O Railroad, and Shenandoah Canal
  • Waterpowered industry on Virginius Island
  • Storer College and the Niagra movement
  • Meriwether Lewis at Harpers Ferry

David T. Gilbert for the Harpers Ferry Historical Association. Eighth Edition, 2016.

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  1. Much more than I expected! 5 Star Review

    (Submitted on Mar 27th 2018)

    Interesting detailed historical facts plus an easy to follow map of Harpers Ferry. I’m glad I got it a month before my visit!!

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