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 »
National Park Service
Education volunteers focus on the development, support and presentation of curriculum-based programs. The content includes 19th century American history and some river-based environmental science. The primary topics include the nationally significant resources of the Harpers Ferry area; John Brown, the Civil War, African American history, Industrial history, Transportation history, and Landscape history.
Tiger on the Trail Hike Leader
Primary duty is to organize, prepare and present curriculum-based interpretive programs utilizing current methods, learning theories and curriculum guidelines for students K - 12.
Teacher’s Aide Volunteer
Primary duties are to assist with the organization, preparation and presentation of curriculum-based interpretive programs utilizing current methods, learning theories and curriculum guidelines for students K - 12, and to support the operation and management of the Education Office.
Education Office Volunteer
Primary duty is to support the operation and management of the Education Office.
Did You Know?
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed legislation creating Harpers Ferry National Monument on June 29, 1944.