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 »
Ranger Guided Tours
Join a Park Ranger every day at 2:00p.m. to learn about Harpers Ferry's amazing history. Please check at the park's Visitor Center or Lower Town Information Center for details on each day's programs.
New in 2013
New in 2013, the park's partner cooperating association started the Harpers Ferry Certified Park Guide program. To learn more about hiring a Harpers Ferry Park Guide, please visit this site.
Did You Know?
On July 14, 1896, during their first National Convention, the National League of Colored Women visited the John Brown Fort. They were the first group known to make such a pilgrimage to this site.