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Old 10-25-2019, 05:41 PM
 
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Came upon this, thought it was fairly funny/interesting:

https://ghostsofdc.org/2014/01/07/19...harpers-ferry/

Back in the pre-GPS days, I was always getting lost with maps. With directions like these to get to HF 100+ years ago, I'd have probably ended up in Richmond or something.
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Old 10-25-2019, 05:47 PM
 
Location: West Virginia
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You should post this in HISTORY Forum
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Old 10-28-2019, 10:49 AM
 
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That's pretty cool. I'd say Harpers Ferry hasn't changed much since 1914.
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Old 11-03-2019, 06:49 PM
 
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A friend spent a year in Costa Rica and showed me some of the Envelops he had received when living there the address translated as something like "Walk 100 meters north of the post office, turn east at the fruit stand, walk 50 meters, the house with the green gate" The neighbors had the same directions except "across the street from the house with the green gate '
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