August 20, 2017

On Sunday, August 20, 2017, 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,...

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Date: August 20, 2017 - August 20, 2017
Time: 8 AM
Location: Murphy Farm, Harpers Ferry

August 27, 2017
Hike 4 miles along the Shenandoah River with Trail and Town Alliance of Harpers Ferry and Bolivar. This hike will take us from the Main Visitors Center of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (Cavalier Heights), around the Murphy Farm, along the Shoreline Trail and Virginius Island to the...more details »

Date: August 27, 2017 - August 27, 2017
Time: 2:15 PM until 5:30 PM
Location: Visitor's Center, Harpers Ferry

October 1, 2017
Discover the rich African American history of Harpers Ferry along the Appalachian Trail!
Join the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) in partnership with the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park for this 1 mile guided hike, led by a National Park Service ranger.
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Date: October 1, 2017 - October 1, 2017
Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 799 Washington St., Harpers Ferry

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Offering a wide variety of activities for individuals and families. Explore museums and exhibits, hike to overlooks or along Civil War skirmish lines, join a ranger-guided tour or sign-up for a living history workshop. Shop at the Harpers Ferry Historical Association's Bookshop.

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First Zion Baptist Church Restoration Project

The Foundation plans to purchase and preserve the Zion Baptist Church on W. Ridge Street in Harpers Ferry for future use as cultural center for Harpers Ferry and Bolivar. The site will also serve a significant role in interpreting history. 

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