• 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: 11/09/2013, 11/10/2013

    Location: Lower Town, Harpers Ferry Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 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: Today, most American homes boast a wide array of plastic housewares versus one hundred and fifty years ago when tin ware ruled supreme.  Tin ware utilitarian items burst upon American markets offering affordable cookware, drinking vessels, and tinned canned foods.  Join Living History Ranger Scott Devers, for this two day workshop.  Make your own traditional tin ware with period methods & tools.


Workshop Fee: $100.00 per person


Class Size:  limited to 8 participants


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