Learn About the Park

Welcome to the "Learn About the Park" section of the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park website. This page contains brief information about and links to other useful pages on the website. If you do not find what you need on this page, please check the Plan Your Visit and Get Involved sections of the site. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the park Information Center at 304-535-6029 or email us.
To find the park's press releases, please visit the News section of the website.
Photos & Multimedia
Check out our photos, videos, and other multimedia at the Photos & Multimedia section of the website.

History & Culture
Learn of the people, places, and stories that shaped the history of Harpers Ferry by visiting the History & Culture section of the website.

Learn of the plants, animals, and ecosystems of Harpers Ferry by visiting the Nature section of the website.
If you are an educator seeking information regarding field trip reservations, lesson plans, and professional development, please visit the Education section of the website.
Kids & Youth
For more information about activities available for kids, please visit the Kids & Youth section of the website.
For more information about management of the park, including laws and policies, please visit the Management section of the website.
The Bookshop on Shenandoah Street in Harpers Ferry is maintained by the Harpers Ferry Historical Association, which is an official National Park Service Cooperating Association. Learn more about how the bookshop benefits the park by visiting the Bookstore page of the website.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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