Remembering the Niagara Movement: A Pilgrimage to John Brown's Fort

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Date: August 10, 2015
Contact: Todd Bolton, 304-535-6026
Contact: Kim Biggs, 304-535-6024

On Sunday, August 16, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to retrace the 1906 footsteps of the men and women of the Niagara Movement during a commemorative ranger guided walk to the 1906 site of the John Brown Fort. The ceremony will include music, historic readings and a memorial roll call of the members of the Niagara Movement. 

Following the pilgrimage, a non-denominational memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. at the Curtis Freewill Baptist Church in Harpers Ferry. 

Those wishing to participate should drive directly to the Murphy Farm and then to the church. 

For further information, call Harpers Ferry National Historical Park at 304-535-6298. 

Last updated: August 10, 2015

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
PO Box 65

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425


(304) 535-6029

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