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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.

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