Archive for September 14th, 2011

I am not the first to say that a place found me, rather than the other way around.  The first time I visited Harper’s Ferry was in the middle of winter.  February, I think.  There was snow on the ground and I walked the winding path to Jefferson Rock and saw the famous view. Little did I know that this short day trip from Washington, DC would turn into an annual

View from Jefferson Rock

View from Jefferson Rock from Picturesque America 1893

trek, which would turn into a business called Steam at Harper’s Ferry.

What I hope to do with this blog is post a little history, fiction, rumors and tales about Harper’s Ferry and the region.  I want to write about tangible things which get lost in the virtual world.  More than a Civil War experience, this little town has a history of industry, creativity, education and innovation.  Like most small towns.

I hope this blog will inspire you to visit Harper’s Ferry, or maybe even invent something, write a story or two, or investigate the history of your own small towns.

Something wonderful is out there waiting to find you.

Thank you for reading!

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