Shenandoah River

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a river of northern Virginia that empties into the Potomac at Harpers Ferry

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We walk to the point where the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers converge and the Appalachian National Scenic Trail cuts through town.
Joseph grew up on a farm in West Virginia along the banks of the Shenandoah River. He graduated from Charles Town High School, Charles Town West Virginia (the site at which John Brown was hung for treason prior to the Civil War).
Taking an island in the Shenandoah River adjacent to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia as a case study, anthropologists Palus (Columbia U.) and Shackel (U.
Benedict, a Cistercian monk who lives in an abbey at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains beside the Shenandoah River.
The gunfire began shortly after the bus forded the Shenandoah River in the backwoods of northwestern Virginia.
* Topographical copy of a map of the valley of the Shenandoah River from Strasburg, [VA], to Harpers Ferry, [W.] A.
In mid-July 2003, a fisherman on the Shenandoah River in Northern Virginia found the body of Brenda "Smiley" Paz.
Slowing down from Petersburg Gap, the waters spread out through broad, verdant farmlands, reaching the Potomac, which joins the Shenandoah River at Harpers Ferry W.Va., to eventually flow passively through our nation's capital and on to the Chesapeake Bay.
Harper prospered in this enterprise, raised a family, formally established a town in 1763, and built a gristmill on the Shenandoah River. On the west side of the Potomac, he built a stone house in 1782, which can be seen in the town that has become Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
Most importantly, it will reduce the nutrient effluent level in the North Fork of the Shenandoah River by over 200,000 lb per year.
Nutrient-rich wastewater no longer flows into the North Fork of the Shenandoah River from Broadway or Timberville, Va., or from two neighboring poultry processing plants.
The Skyline drive follows the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains with spectacular views into the Shenandoah River valley, and autumn is the ideal time to see the amazing displays of colour that come from the forests.
Below Petersburg Gap, the waters slow and spread out through broad farmlands and orchards of this verdant valley They reach the Potomac near Green Spring, turn turbulent again as they join the Shenandoah River at Harpers Ferry, and eventually flow passively through our nation's capital and on to Chesapeake Bay.
The 99-acre farm had been eyed for "Murphy's Landing," a 188-house subdivision that would have included a 200-foot water tower and a daily discharge of 70,000 gallons of treated sewage into a tributary of the Shenandoah River. NPCA helped lead a coalition opposed to the development.
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