The making of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park : a devil, two rivers, and a dream /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Moyer, Teresa S., 1976-
Other Authors: Shackel, Paul A.
Format: Book
Published: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, c2008.
Series:American Association for State and Local History book series
Table of Contents:
  • Harpers Ferry and its place in history
  • Remembering Harpers Ferry
  • The local campaign for a national monument
  • Local residents and the National Park Service
  • Harper House and the Women's Clubs of West Virginia
  • John Brown : devil, hero, terrorist, and abolitionist
  • Civil War commemoration and preservation
  • Industry, archaeology, and a working-class history
  • Making African-American history prominent at Harpers Ferry
  • Time freezing : Harpers Ferry and its place in time
  • Lessons learned--or not--at Harpers Ferry.