• Interior of the John Brown Fort

    Harpers Ferry

    National Historical Park WV,VA,MD

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  • Temporary Suspension of Reference Collection Research

    Due to the park archives and research room/library space move, new public research requests will not be filled until at least May 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 »

Volunteer of the Month

Andrew Wilk - August 2013
Whitney Farmer - July 2013

Adele Fischman - December 2011

Aaron Ladd, Seth Morphis, Tom Linder - September 2011
Julie Sawnor - August 2011
Harpers Ferry Middle School Shop Class - July 2011
Lori Epstein - June 2011
Harpers Ferry Middle School Vodcast Team - May 2011
Colleen Keegan - April 2011
Graham Humphrey - February 2011
Jim Prentice and Howard Feldstein - January 2011
Phil Officer - December 2010
Greg Aylsworth - October 2010
Casimer Roseicki III - September 2010
Carissa Turley, D.J. Fredman, Seth Morphis - August 2010
Baltimore Light Artillery - July 2010
Charles "Mac" Camp - June 2010
Jim Schatz - May 2010
Meredith Matherly and Isaac Kerns - April 2010
Intern Volunteers - March 2010
The Victorian Dance Ensemble
- December 2009
Sam Cathey - October 2009
Tom Williams & Will Hutchison - September 2009
Leslie Carter - August 2009
Anne Long - July 2009
Marjorie Randall - June 2009
Helen Liptak - May 2009
Dr. Mark Cucuzzella - March 2009
Jeremiah Alexander - February 2009
Vanessa Smiley - January 2009

Did You Know?

Redman, pictured here, conducts his orchestra.  Photo courtesy of Todd Bolton.

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.