Upcoming 150th Commemorative Events
Thunder in the Valley: Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will host a Civil War 150th Anniversary commemorative event, Thunder in the Valley: Sheridan's 1864 Valley Campaign on September 27 and 28, 2014. This event highlights Harpers Ferry's role as the main supply depot during Union General Philip H. Sheridan's campaign to engage in total warfare and defeat Confederate General Jubal Early's army in the Shenandoah Valley.
September 27-28 Activities & Programs Schedule
There are several ongoing activities, ranger programs, and living history demonstrations during this event. Here is a PDF document detailing our schedule for this commemorative event.
Highlights of the event include:
Saturday September 27th
1-2:30pm Author discussion and book signing with Daniel T. Davis and Philip S. Greenwalt at the Event Tent.
11am-4pm Capture History: Learn to be a Civil War Sketch Artist at Event Tent
Sunday September 28th
11am-2pm Capture History: Learn to be a Civil War Sketch Artist at Event Tent
Throughout the September 27-28 weekend
- Family & Youth Tent on Hamilton Street
- James Taylor Exhibition at Event Tent
- "A Thousand Wagons a Day" guided horse and wagon rides
- Soldier's City, 1864 living history demonstrations