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Also known as "Soldiers' Gate".
Caption on back of postcard reads: "Now located on the campus of Storer College, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. John Brown and his followers captured this fire engine house at Harpers Ferry and defended it against the U.S. Army until captured by Col. Robert E. Lee on October 18, 1859." Published by Kelley's Studio. (From postcard collection legacy system.) Since the time this caption was written the "fort" has been moved to the lower town, closer to it's original location.
Five of the college buildings on Storer College campus are depicted on this post card.  Buildings include: Brackett Hall, Permelia Eastman Cook Hall, Mosher Hall, Anthony Memorial Hall, and the President's House.
View from Camp Hill, Harpers Ferry, W. Va. showing several buildings on the Storer College campus including 1. Lockwood, 2. Brackett, 3. McDowell Shenandoah (?), 4. Franklin (Cook) House, and  5. Storer College Gym.
M.S. Briscoe was a Storer College Alumnus, class of 1924.  He received his A.B. degree from Lincoln University, and his A.M. degree in Zoology from Columbia University.  He was a Biology Instructor at Storer College in 1930