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 »
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Follow us on Flickr to see both modern and historic images from the park's photo collections! We hope to continue building these albums to contain images which will be resourceful and engaging for the press, researchers, and Harpers Ferry fans alike.
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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?
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.