Famous Jefferson County Court House

Famous Jefferson County Court House Charles Town West Virginia


Stock #: 273612
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Charles Town
State: West Virginia (WV)
County: Jefferson
Publisher: Valley News Agency
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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In this courthouse on December 2, 1859 John Brown was sentenced to be hanged for his treasonous raid on the arsenal in Harpers Ferry. The courthouse stands on land given by Charles Washington, the brother of George Washington, after whom the city was named

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