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What to do with a building

What do you do with a building. Repair, replace, leave as is. This build show how a house was built... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Interesting to peek inside

This is one of the more unique museums I've seen in that it's more showcasing the building itself... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Los Angeles, California
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1 Jun 2018
“What to do with a building”
16 Oct 2017
“Interesting to peek inside”
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Shenandoah St, Appalachian Trail, Harpers Ferry, WV
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Showed archeological history of buildings. If that's not your thing, your just looking at old construction

Thank Joe L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Wonderful display of how the buildings were made. It is a simplistic display, but very effective. Do take the time if you are interested in historic buildings!

Thank gwenrich8
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The views in this town are great, but this was the most interesting to me personally. The history of the buildings past and present.

Thank Sheila P
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is an interesting stop on the walking tour around the town. Read the descriptions and imagine being a historian.

Thank julie p
Reviewed 5 June 2018

You go in read the history off the posted area and stare at the empty holes. I am not sure what else to do with me time here. It took me a few minutes to read the notes. My seemed more interested then me. There...More

Thank realbiglu
Reviewed 1 June 2018

What do you do with a building. Repair, replace, leave as is. This build show how a house was built on top of a previous house and what the park service is faced with with old buildings

Thank M-F_Trackers
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is one of the more unique museums I've seen in that it's more showcasing the building itself than displaying relics and the like. The placards describe how historic buildings, like this one, are preserved and how they change over time. It's kind of neat....More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Along Shenandoah street, there are many old but regular looking buildings. Nearly all have historical value whether they be fashioned after old shops or houses or are museum-like with info displays. This was a fun one to stumble over - raw history in the dirt...More

Thank BnKSimmons
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Small museum but it was cool to see the layers of history through the foundations of the building and how it had changed over 200 years.

Thank G C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Museums are self-guided and well-maintained. Biggest nice thing is they are free! Historic Downtown -Great place to visit. Town is clean and people are friendly. Just watch out- there is little to no parking. There is also a few pay parking areas that are not...More

Thank Jannette i
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