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Speaker Series: John Hall, Harpers Ferry, and the Industrial Revolution

May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 12:00 am

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MIT Leverett and William Cutten Professor of History of Technology, Dr. Merritt Roe Smith, examines Harpers Ferry’s role in the industrial revolution, specifically John Hall's success in the use of interchangeable parts, which created the “American System of Manufacturing.” This talk is part of the 2019 monthly speaker series commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Park at the Harpers Ferry NHP Visitor Center and take the park shuttle to Lower Town Harpers Ferry. Shuttle buses are handicap accessible. Exact location of talk is weather dependent and TBA.

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Date:
May 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Venue

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-0065 United States
Phone:
(304) 535-2908

Organizer

Autumn Cook
Phone:
(304) 535-2908
Email:
autumn_cook@nps.gov

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