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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 previous. An archaeology of Harpers Ferry's wartime and Victorian eras confronts favourite ancient interpretations of the previous (created and perpetuated by means of such curiosity teams as historians and the nationwide Park provider) and in so doing permits us to be extra consisting of the town's forgotten histories and offers replacement voices to a past.

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