2016 “America the Beautiful” Harpers Ferry National Park five ounce silver coins struck in very limited quantities from the United States Mint. These silver coins mark the 3rd release in 2016 and the 33rd of the series to represent Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in West Virginia. All 2016 America The Beautiful 5 oz. Silver Quarters – Harpers Ferry National Park coins are guaranteed to be in gem, brilliant uncirculated condition in plastic capsule. Harpers Ferry National Park commemorates John Brown Fort, the site of John Brown’s last stand during his raid on the Harpers Ferry Armory. John Brown’s raid on Harpers Ferry was an attempt by Brown to start an armed slave revolt in 1859. He hoped to use the captured weapons to initiate a slave revolt throughout the South. John Brown had netted the attention of the nation unlike any other abolitionist.