Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research
Due to the park archives and research room/library space move, new public research requests will not be filled until at least June 30th, 2014.
Change in Park Hours
The park is currently open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 6:45 p.m. More »
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the sign on Maryland Heights say?
What was the highest flood?
When did Storer College close?
When did West Virginia become a state?
When did Harpers Ferry become a national park?
In what state is Harpers Ferry located?
Where is John Brown buried?
What two rivers and three states meet near Harpers Ferry?
Did You Know?
The Appalachian Trail runs through Harpers Ferry. A short walk along the trail from the lower town to the C&O Canal will take you from West Virginia to Maryland in just a few minutes.