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Taking a Glimpse at Harpers Ferry in July 1865

Take a step back in time and explore the picturesque town of Harpers Ferry in July of 1865. Get a glimpse of the town with this breathtaking photo taken during the Civil War. Visit Ghosts of DC to learn more!
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This is really stretching it to be included as a GoDC post, but seeing as Harpers Ferry is quite close, and is a reasonable day trip from D.C., we’re going to include this photo. Plus, it’s a terrific photo and we want to share it with everyone. It was taken in July of 1865.

Harpers Ferry in July 1865
Harpers Ferry in July 1865

Source: U.S. National Archives

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