Get the most out of your Civil War battlefield visit by exploring these recommended To-Dos.
Few towns are as well suited to tell the story of the coming of the Civil War -- and the war's terrible consequences -- as Harpers Ferry, the town that John Brown made infamous.
Though the climb can be tough (too tough for Abraham Lincoln), the view of the town and the confluence of the rivers is truly breathtaking.
Harpers Ferry is situated in a very strategic spot, but also a very beautiful one.
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The Civil War 150: An Essential To-Do List for the 150th Anniversary features top suggestions for the tours, museums, books, movies and other activities that every true Civil War aficionado should seek out during the four-year sesquicentennial commemoration.