Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research
Due to preservation and maintenance work scheduled for the park archives and research room/library space, new public research requests will not be filled from June 1st to at least January 30th, 2014.
Change in Park Hours
Beginning November 1, the park will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 5:15 p.m. More »
Access recent press releases issued by Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
2013 Press Releases
Captain Flagg's 1864 US Quartermaster City - December 7-8
Back to School -- in America's National Parks: National Park Service Helps Teachers Make Learning Fun & Relevant - September 12The 150th Anniversary of the Birth of West Virginia - June 22
Remembering the Niagara Movement: A Pilgrimage to John Brown's Fort - August 18
Twelfth Annual Don Redman Heritage Awards and Concert - June 29
Women's History Month Program presents Necessity the Mother of Invention - March 23 & 24
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.