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America's First Terrorist or National Hero?

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Situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers, Harpers Ferry is the site of legendary abolitionist John Brown's historic raid on the US armory in 1859.


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West Virginia. It's where the Appalachian, Blue Ridge, and Allegheny Mountains converge, and where a fiercely independent spirit, forged during the Civil War, still lives today. From a legendary resort that hid a top-secret bunker to a futuristic facility exploring the mysteries of the universe, to thrill-seekers riding the Class-5 rapids and climbing its famous bluffs, this flight across the state's towering peaks reveals why John Denver called it "almost heaven."

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