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Row 1, Col 1 Weapons are made in an armory. Name the building in which weapons are stored. What is an arsenal?
1,2 Virginius Island is located along what river. What is the Shenandoah River?
1,3 What site in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park was excavated by the archeology department from 2005 to 2007? What is the U.S. Armory?
1,4 This transportation system was also important in providing waterpower to the factories. What is a canal system?
2,1 In the early years of the armory, weapons were made by hand. In the years 1841 to 1845 the method of production changed to this. What is mass-production (made by machines)?
2,2 This type of structure was built to divert the river’s water into the canal system. What is a dam?
2,3 Which of the following are things found during excavations that are not portable: Artifacts Soil Features What are features?
2,4 Which of the following was an improvement over the conventional water wheels: Conveyor belts Turbines Foot pedal What are turbines?
3,1 Once weapons could be made by machinery it took only 30 hours for a rifle to be produced. Which of the following is the amount of hours it took to produce a rifle by hand: 10 hours 60 hours 150 hours What is 150 hours?
3,2 Name two industries that were present on Virginius Island in the nineteenth century. What are blacksmith shop, iron foundry, granary, machine shop, cotton mill, flour mill, and sawmill?
3,3 Name two examples of archeological features. What are pits, wells, foundation walls, roads, and walkways?
3,4 What three weather conditions could affect the industries in Harpers Ferry? (Hint: Remember that the industries were powered by river water.) What are droughts, freezing, and flooding?
4,1 At this age young boys began their apprenticeships at the U.S. Armory. What are the ages of 12 to 14?
4,2 The highest flood in Harpers Ferry’s recorded history occurred in this year. After the flood, industry did not return to Virginius Island. What is 1936?
4,3 This is the study of strata or soil layers. What is stratigraphy?
4,4 Which of these deadly inventions was developed in Harpers Ferry: The Burton Bullet The John Brown Pike The Sharps Rifle What is the Burton bullet?
5,1 Of the following, this type of machine was used to mass produce gun stocks: (Hint: Today this type of machine makes things like baseball bats) A blanchard lathe A loom A turbine What is a blanchard lathe?
5,2 Built in 1880 which of the following factories is now one of the most prominent ruins on Virginius Island: Hall’s Rifle Works Sawmill Shenandoah Pulp Company Mill What is the Shenandoah Pulp Company Mill?
5,3 Artifacts collected from each strata are: Kept together Kept separate Tossed aside What is kept together?
5,4 The last industry in Harpers Ferry shut its doors in 1991. It was which of the following: The Harpers Ferry Hydro Plant The Shenandoah Pulp Company The Harpers Ferry Bottling Works What is the Harpers Ferry Hydro Plant?