John Brown was born in 1800 at Torring, Connecticut. He was a famous abolitionist who hated slavery. He attempted to free slaves. †With eighteen other people, Brown captured the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry in October 17,1859.† Brown died in 1859.
Stonewall Jackson was born in 1824 at Clarksburg, West Virginia. He was a famous Confederate general and also one of the best soldiers who fought with General Robert Lee. Jackson died in 1863.
John Davis was born in 1824 in England. He was a famous mariner and explorer. He was one of the best navigators of the late 1500ís.† He was the first European to discover what is now the Davis Strait. He died in 1650.
Walter Reuther was born in 1907 at Wheeling, West Virginia. He was a labor leader who was elected president of the United Auto Workers union in 1946 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organization in 1952.† Reuther died in 1970.
Belle Boyd was born in 1844 at Martinsburg, West Virginia. She was a Confederate spy. When Boyd was 17, she became an expert in using secret codes. Northern troops captured and released her three times. Boyd died†in 1900.
Berkeley Springs- a healthy resort city
Charles Town- the country seat of Jefferson Country
Ice Mountain- a mountain that has ice on even the hottest days
Rock- a landmark that has many colorful layers of various kinds of rocks
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