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St. Peter's Of Harpers Ferry
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A view of the beautiful and historic St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Image taken on a beautiful September afternoon in 2010 with the Nikon D300 and the 18-200mm vr Nikon lens at shutter 1/400, aperture f/9.0.
From Wikipedia: St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia occupies a prominent location on the heights above Harpers Ferry. The original church was built in 1833 in a pseudo-Gothic style which it kept through the Civil War, in which it was the only church in Harpers Ferry to escape destruction. The church was extensively altered in 1896 in the then-popular Neo-Gothic style to produce the church seen today. The church commands a sweeping vista across the gorge of the Shenandoah River above its confluence with the Potomac River. A short trail leads from the church to Jefferson Rock. St. Peter's Church is a mission church of St. James in Charles Town. A Mass is offered at the historic church Sunday at 11 a.m.
September 1st, 2011
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