• 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 »

Schedule Of Events

2014 Schedule of Events

Here is a pdf of our 2014 Schedule of Events 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 September

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  • "Bringing in the Harvest"

    Saturday, September 6, 2014

    Join 19th Century Historic Foodways Expert Carol Anderson for this in depth look at how summer time harvest foods were preserved for winter consumption. Demonstrations include, pickling, drying, potting, and canning. More

  • "Bringing in the Harvest"

    Sunday, September 7, 2014

    Join 19th Century Historic Foodways Expert Carol Anderson for this in depth look at how summer time harvest foods were preserved for winter consumption. Demonstrations include, pickling, drying, potting, and canning. More

  • Thunder in the Valley: Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    This event will focus on Harpers Ferry's role as a staging ground and supply base during Philip Sheridan's 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Activities will include living history, ranger conducted programs, and family/youth activities. More

  • Pedal Through the Past: A Cycling Event through Three National Parks

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and the Harpers Ferry Historical Association will host Pedal Through the Past: A Cycling Event through Three National Parks, Harpers Ferry, Antietam Battlefield, and the C&O Canal. More

  • Thunder in the Valley: Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    This event will focus on Harpers Ferry's role as a staging ground and supply base during Philip Sheridan's 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Activities will include living history, ranger conducted programs, and family/youth activities. More

 

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Did You Know?

The present day view from Jefferson Rock is still breathtaking.

Thomas Jefferson visited Harpers Ferry in 1783 and wrote "The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in Nature."