Shenandoah Street Near High Street Intersection In Harpers Ferry

Date:
1932
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0037
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Harpers Ferry Flood

Date:
1996
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0038
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Harpers Ferry Boys

Date:
1900s
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0039
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Milling Machine

Date:
1864

The Federal armories at Harpers Ferry and Springfield, Massachusetts, were among the first machine-operated industries in the United States. Workers in the armories used many labor-saving machines to produce the three major components of the musket: the lock, the stock, and the barrel. Read more »

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0020
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Two Spindle Drill Press

Date:
C. 1830s

The Federal armories at Harpers Ferry and Springfield, Massachusetts, were among the first machine-operated industries in the United States. Workers in the armories used many labor-saving machines to produce the three major components of the musket: the lock, the stock, and the barrel. Read more »

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0021
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Bayonet And Barrel

America's first successful use of interchangeable parts took place in Harpers Ferry. During the 1820s and 1830s John Hall perfected machinery for producing interchangeable parts for rifles, contributing not only to the success of his rifle works, but to the development of the American factory system. This bayonet and barrel were recovered from the 1861 arsenal fire set by retreating Union forces.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0022
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Rifle Fragments

America's first successful use of interchangeable parts took place in Harpers Ferry. During the 1820s and 1830s John Hall perfected machinery for producing interchangeable parts for rifles, contributing not only to the success of his rifle works, but to the development of the American factory system. These rifle fragments were recovered from the 1861 arsenal fire set by retreating Union forces.

Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0023
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Virginius Island

Date:
1857
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0025
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Harpers Ferry Crossing

Date:
c. 1803-1806
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0026
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Harpers Ferry Townscape

Date:
1858
Location:
West Virginia,Harpers Ferry,25425
Identifier:
2011.1022.0027
Institution:
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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