Area History

Area History (HM3EI)

Location: Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 18.858', W 77° 45.894'

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On April 18, 1861 Confederate volunteers occupied these heights. The threat prompted Lt. Roger Jones, in command at Harpers Ferry, to set fire to the armory and arsenal buildings destroying thousands of muskets needed by the Confederacy.
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HM NumberHM3EI
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:15pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 261626 N 4355301
Decimal Degrees39.31430000, -77.76490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.858', W 77° 45.894'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 51.48" N, 77° 45' 53.64" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 343 Co Rte 340/17, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, US
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