A Nation's Armory

A Nation's Armory (HMGJQ)

Location: Cedar Park, MD 78613 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.394', W 77° 43.773'

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You are standing directly across the street from the main entrance of one of the nation's first military industrial complexes. The U.S. Armory at Harpers Ferry, now covered by an embankment of dirt and rubble, produced the deadliest weapons of its day from the early 1800s until the start of the Civil War in 1861. Gutted during the Civil War, the armory was later razed and mostly covered with rubble to make way for elevated train tracks. A stone obelisk on the rise in front of you marks the original location of what became known as John Brown's Fort.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByHarpers Ferry National Historical Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264704 N 4356200
Decimal Degrees39.32323333, -77.72955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.394', W 77° 43.773'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 23.64" N, 77° 43' 46.38" W
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Area Code(s)254, 512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 Appalachian Trail, Cedar Park MD 78613, US
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