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 »
A Great Place to Work
Some of the primary topics of interest at Harpers Ferry are the revealing connections between history and landscape, the influence of the Industrial Revolution on the human experience, the impact of John Brown's raid and the Civil War on the community and the nation, and the continuing struggle to achieve the American ideal of freedom and equality. It is a park like no other.
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Please Note: Some Internships accept applications on a rolling basis, while others have a March 1st deadline for Summer internships. We offer internships year-round (summer, fall, winter, spring) in some disciplines. Please contact the division you wish to intern with for details on their application process and current needs. Depending on staffing and current funding, we may or may not be able to offer all internships each year.
2013-2014 Internship Opportunities
Now Accepting Spring, Summer, & Fall 2014 Applications!
Did You Know?
Virginius Island was a thriving 19th-century industrial town along the Shenandoah River. By 1859, there were about three dozen buildings there.