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Harpers Ferry Armory and the New Technology
May 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
Dr. Merritt Roe Smith, the Leverett and William Cutten Professor of the History of Technology at MIT, 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 program marks the 200th anniversary of John Hall’s arrival in Harpers Ferry. Lower Town, Event Tent on the Green. For more information, call 304-535-6298.