The diaries, letters and memoirs of the civilians and soldiers who experienced the war in Harpers Ferry have provided park interpreters an invaluable tool for transporting park visitors to the past. Here are 24 stories written by 17 interpreters, volunteers, rangers and interns that recreate six harrowing years of a town under attack.
Paperback, 118 pages
Includes Washington homes and each picture has a description telling the history of the structure.
This gem of a book includes a history of Harpers Ferry's rivers and tells of the mills, factories, and industry that grew out of the idea of harnessing waterpower. It also discusses floods and their impact on the town.