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Clear blue skies made for a beautiful day of shooting on the way to, in and around Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
is a historic town in
. In many books the town is called
with an apostrophe.
It is situated at the
meet. The town is located on a low-lying
created by the two rivers and surrounded by higher ground. Historically, Harpers Ferry is best known for
in 1859 and its role in the
American Civil War
. As of the 2000 census, the town had a population of 307.
The lower part of Harpers Ferry is located within
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
. Most of the remainder, which includes the higher more populated area, is included in the separate
Harpers Ferry Historic District
. Two other
National Register of Historic Places
properties adjoin the town: the
B & O Railroad Potomac River Crossing
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
(ATC) headquarters is located in Harpers Ferry and the town is one of only a few that the
passes directly through.
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