• Interior of the John Brown Fort

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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Be A Junior Ranger

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Front cover of Harpers Ferry's Junior Ranger Booklet



Become a Junior Ranger at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park!

This booklet is full of fun activities that allow you to explore the park museums and exhibits. You will learn about the jobs of park rangers and how you too can do those jobs as Junior Park Rangers.

Booklets are available for purchase at the Bookshop in Lower Town for $1.50. You may also download one here for free - Junior Ranger Booklet.

Did You Know?

Today the John Brown Fort is across the street from its original location.

John Brown's Fort has been moved 4 times: in 1891 to Chicago to the World's Columbian Exposition, in 1895 to the Murphy Farm near Harpers Ferry, in 1909 to Storer College Campus and in 1968 to its present location.