• 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 »

Event Details

  • 05/11/2013

    Location: Lower Town | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: $10.00 per vehicle for 3 days or $5.00 per person on foot or bicycle Contact Name: Melinda Day Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 304-535-6063

Step back to Harpers Ferry's early settlement when John Wager & Co Boating shipped flour and produce to Georgetown, Washington, and Alexandria Virginia. Experience the Town's early industry, trade, and transportation with the Park's Living History Staff and Volunteers & the Virginia Canals and Navigation Society.    Special exhibits and demonstrations will include a Beateauxs & Boatman's camp at the Shenandoah River, The Guns of Harpers Ferry US Armory at the Park Green, see Basil Williamson Tavern  in park's oldest structure, the 1782 Harper House, and enjoy early republic era Musicians.