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 6:45 p.m. More »
Murphy Farm Closure Sept 2-4, 2014
The Murphy Farm will be closed to public access Sept. 2-4, 2014 to allow application of fertilizer to the hayfields. For further information please click on the "More" link or contact the park’s Resource Management Specialist at 304-535-6038. More »
Visitor Services Internships
The internship utilizes communication and presentation skills to introduce and provide a National Park experience for the visiting public. The internship involves a general study of 19th century American history focused on the nationally significant resources of the Harpers Ferry area, including John Brown, Civil War, African American history, Industrial history, Transportation history, Landscape history. Summer, 10 to 12 weeks, flexible start and end dates. Dormitory housing may be available.
Did You Know?
Don Redman, "the little giant of Jazz," graduated from Storer College in 1920. Until his death in 1964, Redman continued to have a profound influence on the evolution, direction and development of this uniquely American art form.