Creation of a Martyr
— Prelude to War —This is where seven men were hanged in December 1859 and March 1860 for their part in John Brown's Raid on Harpers Ferry. The scaffold stood here in a large field.
|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 12:21am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 253631 N 4352381|
|Decimal Degrees||39.28578333, -77.85646667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 17.147', W 77° 51.388'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 17' 8.82" N, 77° 51' 23.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 501-515 S Samuel St, Charles Town WV 25414, US|
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