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Harper’s Ferry: Storer College History

June 13, 2017 10:08 pm Published by

Following the Civil war there were over 30,000 newly freed slaves in the Shenandoah Valley. Recognizing the need for education, the Freedman’s Bureau, the Freewill Baptists of New England and John Storer came together and Storer College was born. The school survived for 88 years, enriching the lives of hundreds of students. The first building to open its doors to students was the Lockwood House, formerly the U.S. Armory Paymaster’s home. In 1865, as a representative of New England’s Freewill Baptist Home Misssion Society, Reverend Nathan Brackett established a primary school in the war-torn building and began teaching reading, writing and arithmetic to students. From Harpers Ferry, Rev. Brackett directed he efforts of dedicated missionary teachers, who provided a basic... View Article

Make Your Reservations at a Bed and Breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV

October 1, 2016 10:50 pm Published by

When considering reservations at a bed and breakfast in Harpers Ferry, WV, we hope you’ll consider staying with us! Lily Garden Bed & Breakfast is located in the historic district and offers comfortable amenities. We are centrally located near the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, which is celebrating the National Park Service Centennial this year. There are still many events to enjoy at the end of the year. Here is what you can look forward to when you visit the park. Go back in time at Harpers Ferry National Park Harpers Ferry National Park is a part of Harpers Ferry, WV. It is a historic community located at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. The area is full... View Article

Stay at Our B&B near Washington, DC for a Unique Experience

September 20, 2016 10:51 pm Published by

Our B&B in Harpers Ferry, WV makes a scenic lodging point for all your vacation plans. Those can even include Washington, DC, since commuter trains run between Harpers Ferry and DC Monday through Friday for easy traveling and no worries about parking. You can explore the capital but also check out the amenities around here. Here is what you can enjoy when you make Harpers Ferry your home base by choosing our B&B near Washington, DC. Great restaurants You have no shortage of restaurant choices in Harpers Ferry. Country Café is a local venue well-known for its breakfast menu. It would be a great place to stop before you attend that historic skills workshop or walk among ruins. For lunch... View Article