150th Anniversary: John Brown, 1859 Raid on Harpers Ferry


Subject:
Notable People , Abolitionists

Description:
Background and updates about the commemoration of "the 2009 sesquicentennial anniversary of abolitionist John Brown's raid on the arsenal at Harpers Ferry," located near the juncture of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Includes a brief description of the events at Harpers Ferry in October 1859, links to related websites about Harpers Ferry and local historical and arts societies, and a listing of events (April-December 2009) in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Maryland.

Publisher:
John Brown 150th Anniversary Quad-State Committee

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.johnbrownraid.org/


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