• 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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Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 07/06/2013, 07/07/2013

    Location: Lower Town, Harpers Ferry Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM,2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Park Entrance Fee: $10.00 per vehicle for 3 days or $5.00 per person on foot or bicycle. Additional workshop fee. Contact Name: Melinda Day Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 304-535-6063

Description: Ice cream and Strawberry Festival at the Park Green. Join the 1863 West Virginia Ladies Aid Society to make ice cream and enjoy with strawberries. Cool down with your results! Observers welcome.

Workshop Fee: $10.00 per person. Under 6 years of age, free with paying adults.

Class size: Limit of 15 people per session

Instructor: Carol Anderson, Confections & Foodways Expert

To Register: This workshop requires registration with the Harpers Ferry Historical Association at 304-535-6881 or at the bookshop webpage at http://www.harpersferryhistory.org


Advertising this event in 1863, it was written: "1863 Grand Strawberry Festival" by the Ladies Union Aid Society. Proceeds to benefit destitute families. All those whose sympathies are in the good cause are respectfully solicited to attend.