Thanks to the American roadside wax museum, even this daffy site can commemorate such a somber event.
,Verso:,“JOHN BROWN,Oct. 16, 1859, John Brown and 21 others captured the United States arsenal and rifle works at Harper’s Ferry, Va., now W. Va., with the intention of setting up a mountain refuge for runaway slaves. He was hanged for treason Dec. 2, 1859. The nation was divided in hate and admiration of him.,The National Civil War Wax Museum,Steinwehr Ave. & Culp St., Gettysburg, Pa.”