From Robert Harper arriving in the 1740s to the last president of Storer College in the 1950s, numerous people contributed to the story of Harpers Ferry for over 200 years. Click on the photos below to learn more about the people who made history here!

Please note, we have only started to create the web pages that share many of these people's stories. Check back as we will continue to add more content!

Last updated: March 21, 2018

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry , WV 25425


304 535-6029

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