A Government Factory Town No Longer

A Government Factory Town No Longer (HMCC5)

Location: Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.322', W 77° 43.831'

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The destruction of the armory in 1861, followed by four years of Civil War, devastated Harpers Ferry's economy. Attempts at revitalization included a brewery erected here in 1895.

When West Virginia enacted prohibition in 1914, the brewery converted to a bottling works for sodas and spring water. The 1942 flood destroyed this last remaining industry in Harpers Ferry.
HM NumberHMCC5
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 3:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264617 N 4356069
Decimal Degrees39.32203333, -77.73051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.322', W 77° 43.831'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 19.32" N, 77° 43' 49.86" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 744 Shenandoah River Dr, Harpers Ferry WV 25425, US
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