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Old 10-19-2009, 07:37 AM
 
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Why not! I would have gone on my scooter if I had transportation to Harpers Ferry!
It was a tad chilly for a 16-month old.... I mean I dont' mind facing the elements, but I don't know if my wife would have let me live if I'd brought home a sick baby....
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Old 10-19-2009, 07:43 AM
 
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I took my kids there a little over a year ago. Very interesting site.
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Old 10-19-2009, 04:12 PM
 
Location: West Virginia
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Maybe you can bring the baby next time LOL Tho by then they be pushing you in the wheelchair hehehe
I posted to let folks know that there are time when there is Something to do in this area...to bad the weather was so crummy.
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Old 10-19-2009, 08:12 PM
 
Location: Coastal New Jersey
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Maybe you can bring the baby next time LOL Tho by then they be pushing you in the wheelchair hehehe
I posted to let folks know that there are time when there is Something to do in this area...to bad the weather was so crummy.
It was raining the night of the raid, so it was realistic for the participants!

Do you know if there is always a museum open there? I seriously want to go to Harper's Ferry.
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Old 10-19-2009, 09:13 PM
 
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It was raining the night of the raid, so it was realistic for the participants!

Do you know if there is always a museum open there? I seriously want to go to Harper's Ferry.
One of the most beautiful towns I've seen... Highly recommend it....

Though the food there is bad and over-priced... Maybe the restaurants are going for historical accuracy as well?
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Old 10-23-2009, 05:35 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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Obsessive is almost an understatement when evaluating John Brown's actions. However, his treatment of black people was so far ahead of his time as to be remarkable, even if his actions failed. He addressed blacks as Mr. and Mrs. had them is his home as dinner guests and in every way treated this as absolute equals, something virtually nobody did at that time.
He believed that he was the hand of God.
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Old 10-28-2009, 10:34 PM
 
Location: Maryland about 20 miles NW of DC
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One of the most beautiful towns I've seen... Highly recommend it....

Though the food there is bad and over-priced... Maybe the restaurants are going for historical accuracy as well?

Harper's Ferry is like Wlliamsburg or a handful of other US towns in that it gives the feel of a place frozen in time. When I was there reanactors were commemorating Stonewall Jackson's occupation of the town prior to Lee's crossing the Potomac to go to Sharpesburg (Antietam) in 1862. Southern troops were doing close order drill in the park along the Shenendoah river. Fired a canon (blank charge) towards Maryland Mt. Southern pickets were posted in the streets and some challenged people who looked liked Yankees (My blue and white Penn State cap for example) . It was a fun day.
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Old 12-29-2009, 09:12 AM
 
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terrorism is terrorism. Let's not glorify the nut.
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Old 12-29-2009, 11:13 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Sometimes the head of a nail pops up.
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Old 12-29-2009, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Pacific Northwest
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Default Maybe someone should grab a framing hammer...

And reset that nail for good.
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