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Jenny M wrote a review Dec 2020
Ankeny, Iowa287 contributions81 helpful votes
Good place to see when in Harpers Ferry. I would recommend reading the signs and getting a history lesson.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Susan D wrote a review Nov 2020
Schellsburg, Pennsylvania153 contributions53 helpful votes
We saw this on our own and then later with a guide from the National Park Service who shared with us so much about this building and about John Brown. Things we did not know before.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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JDA60 wrote a review Nov 2020
Virginia Beach, Virginia635 contributions126 helpful votes
The fort itself is not as important as the history behind it. The trail and historical markers are worth seeing the history itself is incredible. The fort itself is a small part of the overall experience, worth seeing but you need to take it all in including the obelisk marking where the fort originally stood.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Justin W wrote a review Nov 2020
York, Pennsylvania3,925 contributions156 helpful votes
This building takes minutes to see as it consists of one tiny room. However it's one of the most important buildings in America. It was the building John Brown met his demise after his failed raid on the armory, a failed attempt bring an end to slavery. I just wish it was in its original location.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Tom B. wrote a review Oct 2020
39 contributions22 helpful votes
A nice reconstruction, but not much to it. The whole town is a walking museum area, so worth the visit.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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