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John Brown's Harpers Ferry Raid, The coming of the Civil War

August 13, 2024

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Jon Erik Gilot author of the recently published book "John Brown's Harpers Ferry Raid, The coming of the Civil War" will be doing a presentation on the book. He will tell the story of John Brown, the infamous fighter of the Kansas plains and detester of slavery. He would lead nineteen men on a desperate raid on the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry Virginia on October 16, 1859. An event that would divide the nation in half an eventually led to the American Civil War.

A great presentation for all ages, and as always admission is Free. Come check out one of the area's most unique historical societies and museum and attend a great program. 

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