• 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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  • Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research

    Due to the park archives and research room/library space move, new public research requests will not be filled until at least June 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 6:45 p.m. More »

Schedule Of Events

2014 Schedule of Events

Here is a pdf of our 2014 Schedule of Events and the 2014 Summer Tour Schedule, for download or to print.

For more detailed information, please search the calendar widget below.

Park Special Events are made possible through the generous support of the Harpers Ferry Historical Association. Visit their website here www.harpersferryhistory.org


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Events Upcoming for July

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  • "Medical Weekend: Giving Aid and Comfort"

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Living history volunteers of the 3rd US and 142nd Pennsylvania Infantry will portray the medical and relief efforts that provided aid and comfort to the thousands of soldiers fighting during the American Civil War. More



Did You Know?

Robert Harper was granted an exclusive ferry concession in 1861.

Robert Harper operated a ferry across the Potomac River in 1747. His heirs, the Wagers, maintained the operation until 1824 when a bridge was built across the Potomac.