Hill Top House
Title:
Hill Top House
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Commanding a view of unsurpassed gradeur, the Hill Top House is a deservedly popular resort. It is the favorite vacation and week end spot for hundreds of nearby city dwellers.


Harpers Ferry
Title:
Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
Harpers Ferry, across the Potomac from the tunneled base of Maryland Heights.



Jefferson's Rock
Title:
Jefferson's Rock
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
Famed as a favorite viewpoint of the author of our Declaration of Independence.


The "Hill Top House" and Ridge Street West
Title:
The "Hill Top House" and Ridge Street West
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Jumbo/Large Format unused



View from Hotel Conner to the Hill-Top House
Title:
View from Hotel Conner to the Hill-Top House
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Jumbo/Large Format unused


The Harper House
Title:
The Harper House
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused



Where Three States Meet
Title:
Where Three States Meet
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1933 Aug-7

Description:
On the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad


Where John Brown Defied the United States Marines
Title:
Where John Brown Defied the United States Marines
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM Aug-6



Greetings from Picturesque Harpers Ferry
Title:
Greetings from Picturesque Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM Jul-9

Description:
Scene of the Capture of John Brown


High Street Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
Title:
High Street Harper's Ferry, W. Va.
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused



The B.&O. Bridge and the Tunnel Under Maryland Heights
Title:
The B.&O. Bridge and the Tunnel Under Maryland Heights
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused


The Potomac River adn cap from Jefferson Rock
Title:
The Potomac River adn cap from Jefferson Rock
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1907 Dec-20



Cliffside Inn
Title:
Cliffside Inn
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Jumbo/Large Format unused


High Street
Title:
High Street
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused



Hill Top House
Title:
Hill Top House
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused


John Brown's Weapons at Harpers Ferry
Title:
John Brown's Weapons at Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
And cabin armories on Maryland Heights, where 1500 of these pikes and guns were stored.



The Potomac River and Cap From Jefferson Rock
Title:
The Potomac River and Cap From Jefferson Rock
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused


John Brown's Fort
Title:
John Brown's Fort
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), White Border unused



Hilltop House
Title:
Hilltop House
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
C.H. Ruth Hilltop House Harpers Ferry, W. Va. D. D. Kilham, Owner-Manager Phone: Area 304--535-6321 From the spacious porches and rooms of this Historic Hostelry one can look out on a view that includes the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, The Appalachian Trail, and the C & O Canal Towpath, all here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. President Woodrow Wilson, Alexander Graham Bell and Mark Twain Stayed at Hilltop House and ate in its dining room which is famous for its family style dinners. A mecca for artists each June, Hilltop house sponsors a new outdoor Art festival which is later displayed indoors for the season. Hilltop House is Washington's most popular retreat for the professional seminar, workshop, conference


Hilltop House
Title:
Hilltop House
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
DD Kilham, Owner-Manager. Phone: Area 304-535-6321. From the spacious porches and rooms of this historic hostelry one can look out on a view that includes the junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, the Appalachian Trail, and the C&O Canal Towpath, all here in the Blue Ridge Mountains. President Woodrow Wilson, Alexander Graham Bell and Mark Twain stayed at Hilltop House and ate in its dining room which is famous for its family style dinners. A mecca for artists each June, Hilltop House sponsors a new outdoor art festival which is later displayed indoors for the season. Hilltop House is Washington's most popular retreat for the professional seminar, workshop, conference



Seen from Tunnel Hill in Maryland
Title:
Seen from Tunnel Hill in Maryland
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused


Scene of the Capture of John Brown
Title:
Scene of the Capture of John Brown
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



Where the Potomac and the "Laughing" Shenandoah Meet
Title:
Where the Potomac and the "Laughing" Shenandoah Meet
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
On the Baltimore and Ohio


Where Two Rivers and Three States Meet
Title:
Where Two Rivers and Three States Meet
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
One of the most picturesque spots in this locality is Harper's Ferry, often termed the "Switzerland of America." Steep wooded mountains surround the town, and the waters of the Potomac and the Shenandoah Rivers divide Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia at this point. Historically important because it was the scene of John Brown's Raid, which did much to precipitate the Civil War



Junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers
Title:
Junction of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Meeting of the States of Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia


Manidokan camp
Title:
Manidokan camp
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
Manidokan is a magnificent 426-acre site located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. The camp border the C & O Canal and the Potomac River and is perfect for Hiking, Backpacking and Canoeing. The camp is open year 'round for youth and adults



John Brown's Fort
Title:
John Brown's Fort
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1936 Sep-14


Junction Of Potomac And Shenandoah Rivers
Title:
Junction Of Potomac And Shenandoah Rivers
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Meetings of the States, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia, harpers Ferry, W. Va.



St. Peter's Catholic Church
Title:
St. Peter's Catholic Church
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
Built 1831 - Remodeled 1896. Used as Hospital during Civil War. Has been in continuous use since its dedication


Driveway Along Potomacleading Into Town
Title:
Driveway Along Potomacleading Into Town
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



Harper's Ferry
Title:
Harper's Ferry
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Harper's Ferry, W. Va. From Loudoun Heights on Main Line – Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.


John Browns Fort
Title:
John Browns Fort
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



Cliffside Cottages, U. S. 340
Title:
Cliffside Cottages, U. S. 340
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
16 De Luxe Cabins - Open Year Around Steam Heat - Private Baths. John N. Newcomer, Prop. Recommended by Duncan Hines.


St. Peters Catholic Church
Title:
St. Peters Catholic Church
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
ST. PETERS IS A FINE EXAMPLE OF NEO-GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE AND WAS USED DURING THE CIVIL WAR AS A HOSPITAL AND AID STATION. BUILT IN 1830 AND REBUILT IN 1896



Hill Top House
Title:
Hill Top House
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Commanding a view of unsurpassed grandeur, the Hill Top House is a deservedly popular resort. It is the favorite vacation and week-end spot for hundreds of nearby city dwellers.


Harper's Ferry
Title:
Harper's Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1946

Description:
Where two rivers and three States meet. One of the most picturesque spots in this locality is Harper's Ferry, often termed the "Switzerland of America." steep wooded mountains surrounded the town, and the waters of the Potomac and the Shenandoah rivers divide Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia at this point. Historically important because it was the scene of John Brown's Raid, which did much to precipitate the Civil War.



Scene On Potomac River , Harpers Ferry
Title:
Scene On Potomac River , Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1947


Harper's Row
Title:
Harper's Row
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
Also known as Marmion Row after the family doctor of several generations of early Harpers Ferry residents. On the far left is Robert Harper's home



John Brown Monument


Old Stone Steps and St. Peter's Catholic Church
Title:
Old Stone Steps and St. Peter's Catholic Church
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jul-12



Herr's Island - Shenandoah River
Title:
Herr's Island - Shenandoah River
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Oct-17


High School
Title:
High School
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back



High Street
Title:
High Street
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused


B. & O. Bridge and Tunnel
Title:
B. & O. Bridge and Tunnel
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



The Old Stone Steps, Cut in Virgin Rock, Leading up From High Street ...
Title:
The Old Stone Steps, Cut in Virgin Rock, Leading up From High Street ...
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1909 Sep-27

Description:
past the Robert Harper residence, thence to St. Peter's Church, and to Jefferson's Rock, beyond.


Quaint Relics Of Ye Olden Time, Adown High Street
Title:
Quaint Relics Of Ye Olden Time, Adown High Street
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



The Gap Between Maryland and Virginia
Title:
The Gap Between Maryland and Virginia
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused


Looking Across the Potomac and Up the Shenandoah from Maryland Heights
Title:
Looking Across the Potomac and Up the Shenandoah from Maryland Heights
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



Site of John Brown's Fort
Title:
Site of John Brown's Fort
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Fort, historic war tablets and beyond to the Hill Top House


Capture of John Brown by US Marines
Title:
Capture of John Brown by US Marines
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Oct. 18, 1859



Civil War Encampment Before Residence of Supt. U.S. Armory
Title:
Civil War Encampment Before Residence of Supt. U.S. Armory
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Now the campus of Storer College


John Brown's Stronghold at Harpers Ferry
Title:
John Brown's Stronghold at Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
October 17-18, 1859



Harpers Ferry at Time of John Brown's Raid
Title:
Harpers Ferry at Time of John Brown's Raid
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Showing US Armory buildings along the Potomac


John Brown's Residence, Kennedy Farm, Maryland Heights
Title:
John Brown's Residence, Kennedy Farm, Maryland Heights
Maryland Heights West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Just before raid at Harpers Ferry in 1859



Rock On Which John H. Kagi Was Killed, Shenandoah River
Title:
Rock On Which John H. Kagi Was Killed, Shenandoah River
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
This building is a pulp mill, and is on the site of the Hall Rifle Works, one of the government shops in 1859. This was one of the strategic points selected by Brown in his attack on Harpers Ferry, and was held by John H. Kagi, the right hand man of Brown, and two others under his command. When this point was rendered untenable by the neighboring militia, Kagi attempted to escape by wading across the Shenandoah, which is quire shallow here, and was shot down upon the prominent rock shown in the picture


View of Town from Loudoun Heights
Title:
View of Town from Loudoun Heights
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Sep-8



View of B.A.O. Station at Night
Title:
View of B.A.O. Station at Night
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), White Border unused


Bird's Eye View of Harper's Ferry
Title:
Bird's Eye View of Harper's Ferry
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
"Where history comes alive"



View of High School
Title:
View of High School
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused


Looking Westward from the Cliffs above the B&O Tunnel
Title:
Looking Westward from the Cliffs above the B&O Tunnel
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1908 Jun-13



Harpers Ferry from Chimney Rock
Title:
Harpers Ferry from Chimney Rock
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), White Border PM 1915 Aug-9


Harper's Ferry and Shenandoah Bridge from Jefferson Rock
Title:
Harper's Ferry and Shenandoah Bridge from Jefferson Rock
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused



John Brown's Monument and War Tablets
Title:
John Brown's Monument and War Tablets
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1946 Sep-3

Description:
The John Brown Monument, erected by the B & O R.R., marks the spot where the fort stood during the Brown raid. The war tablets give a complete history of the Civil War as was fought around Harper's Ferry


Harpers Ferry
Title:
Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Harpers Ferry is situated in Jefferson co., W. Va. (then Virginia), at the point where the Shenandoah enters the Potomac River, and is 45 miles northwest of Washington. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad runs through the place and the Shenandoah Valley road forms a junction there. The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal passes by on the Maryland side. In 1859 the United States had a highly important arsenal and rifle factory at the place, with from 100,000 to 200,000 stand of arms stored there. Power for the Factory was derived from a hydraulic canal. The population of the town was about 2,500, mostly employees of the Government. As a gateway through the Blue Ridge to Washington Harpers Ferry was of great importance during the war and much fighting occurred in and around it."



Looking Down High Street In Harpers Ferry
Title:
Looking Down High Street In Harpers Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 33905


Harper's Ferry
Title:
Harper's Ferry
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Series 77 Where 3 states and 2 rivers meet. Harper's Ferry is one of the most picturesque and historic places in the United States. It is here that 3 states – Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia – meet at the junction of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Made famous by John Brown's raid, it has recently been made into a National Park.



Shenandoah Street
Title:
Shenandoah Street
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), White Border unused


High Street
Title:
High Street
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused



High Street And Public Walk
Title:
High Street And Public Walk
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused


Junction Of Potomac And Shenandoah Rivers
Title:
Junction Of Potomac And Shenandoah Rivers
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Junction of Potomac and shenandoah Rivers, Meeting of the States of Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia. Harper's Ferry. W. Va.



The U. S. Armory Buildings
Title:
The U. S. Armory Buildings
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
The U. S. Armory Buildings which John Brown took Possession of junction of the Potomac and shenandoah Rivers. Meeting of the states of Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia. Harper's Ferry, W. Va.


Harper's Ferry And Shenandoah Bridge
Title:
Harper's Ferry And Shenandoah Bridge
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Harper's Ferry and Shenandoah Bridge from Jefferson Rock



Hill Top House
Title:
Hill Top House
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back unused

Description:
Ruins of the Hill Top House, which was destroyed by fire December 11, 1912. It has been replaced by the New Hill Top House.


Town Of Harper's Ferry
Title:
Town Of Harper's Ferry
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Divided Back PM 1924 Jul-14

Description:
Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers



John Brown's Fort
Title:
John Brown's Fort
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1935 Mar-23


Harpers Ferry From Maryland Heights
Title:
Harpers Ferry From Maryland Heights
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
From Maryland Heights



John Brown's Fort
Title:
John Brown's Fort
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Harper'S Ferry And The Civil War
Title:
Harper'S Ferry And The Civil War
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
HARPER'S FERRY AND THE CIVIL WAR OF THE MANY PLACES THAT WERE IN A CONSTANT STATE OF SIEGE DURING THE CIVIL WAR, HARPER'S FERRY SUFFERED MOST HEAVILY. THE GOVERNMENT ARSENAL AND ARMORIES LOCATEDTHERE WERE DESTROYED BY FEDERAL TROOPS TO PREVENT THRIR CAPTURE BY THE CONFEDERATES. THESE BUILDING WERE ERECTED SOMETIME AFTER THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, AND IT WAS THREE THAT MANY OF THE OLD FLINT LOCK RIFLES WERE MADE THAT WERE USED IN THE WAR OF 1812.



Harper's Ferry
Title:
Harper's Ferry
Harper's Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Where three states meet. One of the most picturesque spots in this locality is Harper's Ferry, often termed the "Switzerland of America." Steep wooded mountains surround the town, and the waters of the Potomac and the Shenandoah Rivers divide Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia at this point. Historically important because it has the scene of John Brown's Raid, which did much to precipitate the Civil War.


John Brown's Monument And War Tablets
Title:
John Brown's Monument And War Tablets
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
The John Brown Monument, Erected by the B. & O. r. r. marks the spot where the fort stood during the Brown Raid. The war tablets give a complete history of the Civil War as was fought around Harpers Ferry.



Harper's Ferry
Title:
Harper's Ferry
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen PM 1946

Description:
Where two rivers and three States meet. One of the most picturesque spots in this locality is Harper's Ferry, often termed the "Switzerland of America." steep wooded mountains surrounded the town, and the waters of the Potomac and the Shenandoah rivers divide Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia at this point. Historically important because it was the scene of John Brown's Raid, which did much to precipitate the Civil War.


John Brown's Monument And War Tablets
Title:
John Brown's Monument And War Tablets
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
The John Brown Monument, erected by the B. & O. R. R. marks the spot where the fort stood during the Brown Raid. The war tablets give a complete history of the Civil War as was fought around Harper's Ferry.



The Armory Buildings
Title:
The Armory Buildings
Harpers Ferry West Virginia (WV), Linen unused

Description:
Seized by John Brown and later Successively held by Federal and Confederate armies Harper's Ferry and the Civil War Of the many places that were in a constant state of siege during the Civil War, Harper's Ferry suffered most heavily. The Government arsenal and armories located there were destroyed by Federal Troops to prevent their capture by the Confederates. These buildings were erected sometime after the Revolutionary War, and it was there that many of the old flint lock rifles were made that were used in the War of 1812




Total: 83 Items