The Assault on Maryland Heights, the Stone Fort

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park


Free. Park entrance fees apply. No additional fee for program.

Location: LAT/LONG: 39.340800, -77.716710

Maryland Heights Naval Battery

Dates & Times


Saturday, September 14, 2019


2:00 PM


2 hours

Type of Event

Living History


Please note, the details of this event have recently changed.

Step back in time to September 1862 when the town fell to Confederate forces, experience breathtaking views, and discuss the significance of this battle. Join former park ranger Sam Cathey and living history volunteers at the Maryland Heights Stone Fort. A guided hike to the Stone Fort will start from The Green at 1:00 pm. You may also stop by the information or visitor center to pick up directions and a trail map.

This hike is strenuous, covering 5 miles and about 1,200 feet of elevation gain. Water and restrooms are not available on the trail.

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
(304) 535-6029
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