• Sun beginning to set at Harpers Ferry, as seen from Maryland Heights. Photo by NPS Volunteer Buddy Secor.

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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  • 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 »

Multimedia Presentations


Video Clips:

View scenes from our 150th Civil War event, Stonewall Stopped: Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign here.

Watch video of the African American History Hike on June 2, 2012, here.

 

Of the Student, By the Student, For the Student™

  • Student Developed Vodcasts Focusing on John Brown

Under Fire! - Student Developed Vodcasts Focusing on the Civil War

Did You Know?

Robert Harper was granted an exclusive ferry concession in 1861.

Robert Harper operated a ferry across the Potomac River in 1747. His heirs, the Wagers, maintained the operation until 1824 when a bridge was built across the Potomac.