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Interesting way to revisit times

This attraction won’t take you more than 7 min. A board explain what happen when the Arsenal was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yves-Louis P
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Historical perspective

This site gives you some perspective of how the buildings were located and how they related to each... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
giftedelaine
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Bridgewater NJ USA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction won’t take you more than 7 min. A board explain what happen when the Arsenal was destroyed. And you can see the remaining foundation. It great to see where all the Events started

Thank Yves-Louis P
Reviewed 30 July 2018

When exiting the Visitors Center is spits you out right on to Arsenal Square. There is nothing much there save the foundation of the building. The whole area seems to be used for events and booths (there was a children's activity tent off to one...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

The foundation is not much to see and the information is short. A tour guide will enhance the experience, or read up before visiting to really enjoy the experience!

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This site gives you some perspective of how the buildings were located and how they related to each other in their footprints.

Thank giftedelaine
Reviewed 1 June 2018

An area of grass where the armory / Arsenal was located. John Brown what was in those building to help arm the free blacks and slaves.

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We have visited Arsenal Square more than a few times. Strongly recommend a Guided Tour and Reading History.

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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Harper's Ferry is filled with history and you can learn much of it by visiting these sites and reading the information you will find along the way. There is little to see in arsenal square but the place itself is worth taking a moment to...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is a place to learn about history. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothes. Take your time.

Thank michelle3469
Reviewed 28 December 2017

The site of the old arsenal. Not much except the walls now, and more important (as one of the very few arsenals at that time) than seeing the old rocks would ever suggest.

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 23 October 2017

there is a plaque beside the remains to tell the story and show the site. not much to see, but sometimes it's the history that is important not the visual thing. we were there in the evening so there wasn't anything going on. still, if...More

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