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2017 Schedule of Events

To search for programs on specific dates or about specific topics, please use the calendar feature below.

There are several other pages on the website which highlight programs, special events, and presentations. You may want to check out one of the following:

Pick up a 2017 Event Guide at the Visitor Center or Information Center. The guide is available to download (PDF, 3.6MB) and we also offer a chronological one-page version (PDF, 48kb)

The park's Special Events are made possible through the generous support of the Harpers Ferry Park Association. Visit their website at www.harpersferryhistory.org

 

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Guns of Harpers Ferry

    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Everyday from 05/29/2017 to 08/12/2017

    Learn of the US Armory at Harpers Ferry. (60 min)

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Harpers Ferry: From the Top Down

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Everyday from 05/29/2017 to 08/12/2017

    Join in this 1.5 mile hike for tremendous views and untold stories. (90 min)

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Staffed Area - Bolivar Heights

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Bolivar Heights Battlefield
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Everyday from 06/09/2017 to 08/12/2017

    Explore the premier Civil War site in West Virginia and view the landscape from the park's most accessible vista. Talks will be offered every 30 minutes 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Fridays through Mondays.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Storer College: An Oasis for Hope and Learning

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Everyday from 05/29/2017 to 08/12/2017

    Visit Camp Hill with a Park Ranger and discover the story of one of the first schools to educate former slaves. (60 min)

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Family Youth Activities

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town, Arsenal Square
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Friday, June 16, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/16/2017 to 08/12/2017

    Enjoy nineteenth century games and activities, Civil War selfies, and plan your family fun visit!

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Guard House, 1864

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town, John Brown's Fort
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, June 17, 2017

    Learn how civilians and Civil War soldiers found themselves on the wrong side of martial law in 1864.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Staffed Area - Lockwood House

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Camp Hill, Lockwood House
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, June 17, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/03/2017 to 08/12/2017

    Visit a building with armory, Civil War, and Storer College history. This original structure became the birthplace of Storer College in 1867.

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    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Train Station, Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Monday, June 19, 2017

    See the restored train station and learn about the railroad’s significant changes at the end of the 19th century.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    16th Annual Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards & Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Location: Mather Training Center Lawn, Camp Hill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Commemorate internationally influential musician Don Redman, 1920 graduate of Storer College, with performances by the 2017 Jazz Heritage Award honorees Barry Harris and Rufus Reid.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Under Fire: Hold the High Ground, 1862

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Bolivar Heights Battlefield
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Artillery crew demonstrate the might and intimidation of field artillery during the town’s surrender to Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Botanical Invasion

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: The Green, Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Monday, June 26, 2017

    Take a walk on Virginius Island and learn how to identify and record invasive plant species with your smartphone.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Return of the Peregrine Falcon

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Allies for Freedom Room, John Brown Museum, Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Join our Resource Management professionals for the story of peregrine falcons and their triumphant return to the skies of Harpers Ferry.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Naturalization Ceremony

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    An NPS partnership event with US Citizenship and Immigration Service naturalization ceremony featuring guest speaker, music and reception.

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  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    Medical Weekend: Giving Aid and Comfort

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lower Town
    • Fees: Free. Park entrance fees still apply.
    Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Living history volunteers and park staff will portray the medical and relief efforts that provided aid and comfort to thousands of Civil War soldiers.

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Last updated: March 15, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

Phone:

(304) 535-6029

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