Civil War | Historic Site
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
485 Fillmore St.
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Harpers Ferry is the site of abolitionist John Brown's 1859 raid on the First Federal Arsenal. The now National Historic Park changed hands eight times during the war. It became the base of operations for Union invasions into the Shenandoah Valley and Stonewall Jackson achieved his most brilliant victory here in September 1862 when he captured 12,500 Union soldiers.
Sharpsburg, Maryland | Site where John Brown and his followers spent three and a half months as fugitives
Shepherdstown Historic District
Shepherdstown, West Virginia | This historic district contained a number of Confederate hospitals formed in the wake of the Battle of Antietam.
Belle Boyd House and Civil War Museum and Archives
Martinsburg, West Virginia | A 19th century preserved house containing Civil War items relevant to Berkeley County.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick, Maryland | The resting place of a number of notable individuals in Maryland history, including Francis Scott Key and Barbara Fritchie