- Tree ID: CWN-1
- Species: Dogwood
- Year: 1859
- Honoree: John Brown's Raid
- Ancestor Location: Harpers Ferry Armory; Harpers Ferry, Virginia
- History: The ancestor of this tree stood on the site of the Harpers Ferry Armory. John Brown and his men raided the armory on October 16th, 1859 to seize weapons to arm slaves. While he was unsuccessful in inciting a slave revolt, the raid helped precipitate the American Civil War.
- Published: 05 July 2017 05 July 2017
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