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Community Event – John Brown and the Night Sky of 1859
October 3 @ 6:00 pm
JOHN BROWN AND THE NIGHT SKY OF 1859
What does a Geomagnetic Storm and John Brown have in Common?
JOHN BROWN AND THE NIGHT SKY OF 1859 will be presented by Andrew Lee of the National Park Service at the Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 6:00 pm. Come and learn about the great solar storm of 1859, how people interpreted the night sky phenomena, and how writers and poets would come to describe John Brown himself using astronomical imagery. Please call the library or stop in to sign up, 304-535-2301. Free Event open to the public.