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By Paul A. Shackel

Archaeology can both bolster reminiscence and culture, or contradict the established order and supply another view of the earlier. An archaeology of Harpers Ferry's wartime and Victorian eras confronts usual ancient interpretations of the previous (created and perpetuated by means of such curiosity teams as historians and the nationwide Park carrier) and in so doing permits us to be extra along with the town's forgotten histories and offers substitute voices to a past.

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