Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research
Due to preservation and maintenance work scheduled for the park archives and research room/library space, new public research requests will not be filled from June 1st to at least January 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 »
Multiple Days: 07/06/2013, 07/07/2013Location: 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.