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  1. Isabelle ConardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, May 6, 2016 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV with Pastor Mark Jagoe officiating. Interment will be in Ebenezer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may ...

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  2. James Spencer Best Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    James Best Sr. passed away on April 21, 2016, at his home in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Born November 3, 1959, he is survived by his two sons, James Best Jr. of Damascus, Md., and Raymond Best of Fredrick, Md.; a daughter, Tricia Coe of Pennsylvania; 8 loving grandchildren; a brother, Paul Best Sr.; a sister, Peggy Moreland; girlfriend Karen Fox and many more family and friends.

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  3. Charles Town, W.Va: Where Harpers Ferry raideraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | The York Daily Record

    ... of hours from York County, Pa. - and Brown's meet up with justice. - Jim McClure Charles Town, W.Va: Where Harpers Ferry raider John Brown met his end Many people know of John Brown's terrible attack on the federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, W.Va. ...

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  4. Journal Junction for April 30Read the original story

    Friday Apr 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... akin to the captain of the Titanic checking the next day's menu after striking the iceberg. To the caller from Harpers Ferry: I think the parents, employees, and students who stood up to the Jefferson County Board of Education's original school ...

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  5. James BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    James Best Sr. passed away on April 21, 2016, at his home in Harpers Ferry, W.Va. Born November 3, 1959, he is survived by his two sons, James Best Jr. of Damascus, Md., and Raymond Best of Fredrick, Md.; a daughter, Tricia Coe of Pennsylvania; 7 loving grandchildren; a brother, Paul Best Sr.; a sister, Peggy Moreland; girlfriend Karen Fox and many more family and friends.

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  6. Velma L. JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | Martinsburg Journal

    Velma Louise Jenkins, 84, of Harpers Ferry, passed away Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Hospice Inpatient Facility in Kearneysville. Velma was a graduate of Martinsburg High School and was queen of the Jefferson County Fair in 1959.

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  7. Martinsburg collects $2.4 million in sales tax revenue in past monthsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 24 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... rule program, Bolivar began collecting a 1 percent sales tax in July, also. So far, it has collected $19,639. Harpers Ferry was accepted into the home rule program last year. It will begin collecting a 1 cent sales tax this July.

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  8. Charlotte L. RutherfordRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    Charlotte Lee Dopson Rutherford, 86, of Harpers Ferry, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Berkeley Medical Center in Martinsburg. Born May 10, 1929, in Harpers Ferry, she was the daughter of the late John William Dopson and Ruth Estelle Caniford Dopson.

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  9. Willa J. PoeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 22 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... by three daughters, Rachel Beahm and husband, Allen, of Kearneysville, Rebecca Kaetzel and husband, Robert, of Harpers Ferry, and Amanda Burns of Charlotte, North Carolina; four sons, Robert Poe and wife, Susie, of Barnwell, South Carolina, Richard ...

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  10. 4 Reasons Harriet Tubman On $20 Bills Is A Big Friggin' DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | Unicorn Booty

    ... Railroad afterwards. Nine years later, she helped recruit people to join John Brown's armed slave revolt on Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. She also worked as a Union nurse and a spy during the Civil War and as an activist for women's suffrage after ...

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  11. Harriet Tubman: Former slave who risked all to save othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 21 | BBC News

    ... ed to using violence to overthrow slavery. In 1858, Tubman helped Brown plot a raid on a government arsenal in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, with the aim of stealing weapons to arm slaves for rebellion.

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  12. David A. DeCheubel Jr.Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... emorial contributions may be made to Engle United Methodist Church, c/o Carol D'Angelo, 592 Engle Switch Road, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425.

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  13. Donald W. JamisonRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... s will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, with Dr. Henry Christie officiating. Interment will be in Pleasant View Memory Gardens in Martinsburg.

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  14. Jefferson County Museum exhibit takes a different perspective on the pastRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 16 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... the greater region by canal, rail and automobile. The last of the new exhibits is a collection of images of Harpers Ferry through the years from the 1820s through the early 1920s. Rissler said the collection of photographs, postcards, engravings, ...

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  15. Edward H. GartenRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Dolores Garten, at home; stepchildren, Bonita Mann and Janiece Mann and several grandchildren. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV.

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  16. Shelia K. SpanglerRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... two sisters, Suzanna Brady and husband, Adam, of Charles Town; and Stefanie Longerbeam and husband, James, of Harpers Ferry; six nieces and nephews, Christian, Haley, Jackson, Landon, Skylar and Paige; one stepson, Drew Householder; and two ...

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  17. Harpers Ferry National Historic Park celebrates centennial yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 10 | West Virginia Metro

    ... can be tourism because it doesn't require anybody locally to spend their taxes to support the tourist. The Harpers Ferry National Historic Park is celebrating its centennial year in 2016, and have over 1,500 events planned through October to make ...

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  18. Martha M. CareyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 10 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... ill be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, WV. Interment will be in Edge Hill Cemetery in Charles Town.

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  19. Starkey ServicesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 9 | Martinsburg Journal

    Services for Robert Gibson Starkey, 84, of Shepherdstown, were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home, 256 Halltown Road, Harpers Ferry, with Pastor Duane Jensen officiating. Musical selections, led by Dave Newlin, were "How Great Thou Art," "Holy, Holy, Holy," "Roll Called Up Yonder" and "Amazing Grace."

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  20. Concord hosts Geographic BeeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 7 | Independent Herald

    ... the Mountain State competed in the 2016 West Virginia Geographic Bee. Second place winner is Ethan Fisher of Harpers Ferry, a sixth grader representing Harpers Ferry Middle School. Third place went to Joshua Shupe of Charles Town, an eighth grader ...

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