The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Harpers Ferry" using the following search strategies:
- Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
abolition, armory, Harpers Ferry, insurrection, John Brown, raid, riot.
- It is important to use a specific date range if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results.
- Try variations on names or terms. John Brown was sometimes referred to as Old Brown, Captain Brown or Osawatomie Brown.