• 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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  • 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 »

  • Murphy Farm Closure Sept 2-4, 2014

    The Murphy Farm will be closed to public access Sept. 2-4, 2014 to allow application of fertilizer to the hayfields. For further information please click on the "More" link or contact the park’s Resource Management Specialist at 304-535-6038. More »

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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?

Redman, pictured here, conducts his orchestra.  Photo courtesy of Todd Bolton.

Don Redman, "the little giant of Jazz," graduated from Storer College in 1920. Until his death in 1964, Redman continued to have a profound influence on the evolution, direction and development of this uniquely American art form.