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 »
Living History Group Volunteers
National Park Service
Living History volunteers provide visitors with special programs and events throughout the year, bringing to life the sights and sounds from the past.
Large events open to numerous applicants are:
All other living history events listed on the Park's schedule of events are sponsored by specific groups who have voted to support a pre-approved event.
To find out how you can help, please contact the Living History Coordinator at 304-535-6063 or through Email.
Map of the Lower Town (PDF)
Did You Know?
Thomas Jefferson visited Harpers Ferry in 1783 and wrote "The passage of the Patowmac through the Blue Ridge is perhaps one of the most stupendous scenes in Nature."