Living History Group Volunteers

Frederick Ladies decorate for the Christmas festivities.
Members of the Frederick Ladies decorate for the holidays.

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:

  • July 2nd and 3rd "America's Picnic: Celebrating the Glorious 4th"
  • October 8th, "John Brown's Legacy: Beyond the Gallows"
  • December 3rd and 4th, "Prospects of Peace: A Soldier's Prayer"

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)

Living History Guidelines (PDF)


Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65
485 Fillmore St.

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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