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A small brick building, firehouse, that’s it. The original foundation is 200 feet from this site. To get the story on John Brown take the “O Be Joyful Tour” from a local that tells the colorful history of Harpers Ferry. The tour makes walking to...More
This is supposed to be the building where John Brown and his raiders holed-up after their raid on the Federal Arsenal failed and Federal troops were after them. It's in the lower part of Harper's Ferry and sits by itself. It's pretty much an empty...More
John Brown was ahead of his time. This is a neat piece of history. The building it’s self is not anything exciting, but what it represents is pretty powerful. He is a man that stood up against the evils of slavery and died martyr in...More
This building has the firehouse for the armory and originally sat on the hill across the road (there is a small obelisk there). During John Brown's failed rebellion, this is where he and his men took refuge. It has moved around several times until it...More