NIce to know about the paper mill and how it was set up in the old days. It has be lots of strong men whole could handle hard labor to set up the business.
Nice to see the old canal. You can imagine how well it worked for the area. The park service was working on it when we were there.
We did not start the walk from the visitors center but took the tram down to Lower Town and then walked a large length of the trail. Signage is excellent, you can learn so much about the history of the Armory and canals. It's very shady at this end of town and it's beautiful…
I love the Armory Canal trail, it’s history and nature in union. (Bonus points if you find the footings for the old Bollman railroad bridge that once spanned the canal.) Last week we were fortunate to see the Armory Canal rewatered for the first time in 25 years! On 8/22/18, the…
We parked in a parking area and walked the length of the canal into Harper Ferry. Very informative walk. Nice seeing the turtles sitting out in the sun on logs.