• 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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Bookshop Volunteers

The bookshop offers a variety of books for all ages and interests.

The bookshop offers a variety of books for all ages and interests.

National Park Service


The Harpers Ferry Historical Association is a not-for-profit organization that supports education and interpretive programs in Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and publishes educational material. This organization raises funds through the operation of the Park Bookshop, memberships, grants and donations. Volunteers for the Historical Association are also National Park Service volunteers providing information and orientation to park visitors.

Sales Assistant

Primary activities include assisting with sales and visitor service in the Bookshop, at the Visitor Center, or at tent and off-site sales.

Phone: 304-535-6881
E-mail: e-mail us

Did You Know?

Photo of the National League of Colored Women at the John Brown Fort.

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.