• Interior of the John Brown Fort

    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 May 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 5:45 p.m. More »

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Like us on Facebook! We frequently post photographs on our Facebook page, ranging from historic images in the museum collection to scenic shots from around the park. We also post about upcoming events and bring you right in the moment during big events with "happening now" posts.



Follow us on Twitter! We mostly tweet about upcoming events or ones occurring "in the moment." We occasionally post photos here too! @HarpersFerryNPS




Subscribe to one of our YouTube channels! The HarpersFerryNPS channel has a few videos, mostly related to our last 150th event, but more videos are in the process of being made so stay tuned! The HafeEducation channel is devoted to videos created through a partnership with Harpers Ferry Middle School in which these local students have told the Civil War story, 150 years later, in their own words through the medium of video.

Did You Know?

The present day view from Jefferson Rock is still breathtaking.

Thomas Jefferson visited Harpers Ferry in 1783 and wrote "The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in Nature."