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
Beginning November 1, the park will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last shuttle bus departing Lower Town at 5:15 p.m. More »
Archival experience is required for this position. Minimum time commitment is four hours per day, one day per week. Maximum time commitment is eight hours per day, two days per week.
Volunteers will work independently and in conjunction with a professional National Park Service curatorial staff on specific projects. The Curatorial Program at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park oversees a remarkable, museum collection of documents, maps, photographs, and images. This museum collection is accredited by the American Museum Association.
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.