Partners of the 150th Anniversary of Washington Attacked: The 1864 Invasion
We would like to acknowledge and thank the partners who make these Civil War 150th commemorative events possible at Fort Stevens, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and Monocacy National Battlefield.
Heart of the Civil War
The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area promotes the stewardship of our historic, cultural, and natural Civil War resources, encourages superior visitor experiences, and stimulates tourism, economic prosperity, and educational development, thereby improving the quality of life of our community for the benefit of both residents and visitors.
The mission of the Harpers Ferry Historical Association is "Stewardship through Education." Established in 1971, this not-for-profit association has provided over $1 million to enhance the interpretive and education programs of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and the National Park Service. The association has helped fund park public education programs, living history events, Artists-in-Residence, media for curriculum-based learning, publications, and visitor information assistance. These donations enhance the visitor experience at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
Tourism Council of Frederick County
The Tourism Council of Frederick County is a public-private partnership dedicated to enhancing the economic benefit of tourism for Frederick County's businesses, attractions, local governments, and residents.
Western Maryland Interpretive Association
Western Maryland Interpretive Association is a non-profit partner of Monocacy National Battlefield whose mission is to enhance the visitor experience by providing educational materials, programs and services which supplement the interpretive and preservation activities of the battlefield.
West Virginia Humanities Council
The West Virginia Humanities Council is a private, nonprofit organization providing lifelong learning opportunities to the state's citizens. WVHC serves as a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Did You Know?
On July 14, 1896, during their first National Convention, the National League of Colored Women visited the John Brown Fort. They were the first group known to make such a pilgrimage to this site.