September 30, 2017

Three bicycle rides to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV.
Brunswick to Harpers Ferry on the C&O Canal
Shepherdstown to Harpers Ferry on the C&O Canal
Antietam Battlefield to Harpers Ferry road ride

Date: September 30, 2017 - September 30, 2017

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

October 6, 2017 — October 8, 2017

“Education and the Struggle for Equality”
The Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will host a weekend of events to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the founding of Storer College.  The weekend will include art exhibits, music (jazz, popular, piano and gospel), panels, lectures and...

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Date: October 6, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Location: 51 Mather Place, Harpers Ferry

October 21, 2017

Please join us at the Children’s Park on Washington Street for a fun filled afternoon of pumpkin painting and more.  If you choose to carve a pumpkin we ask that you please bring your own knive(s). Otherwise supplies will be provided.  This is a free event sponsored by the Town of Harper’s Ferry...

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Date: October 21, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Time: 1 PM - 5 PM
Location: Washington Street, Harpers Ferry

October 31, 2017

Stop by the gazebo on Washington Street for a Halloween Treat!

Date: October 31, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Location: Town Park, Harpers Ferry

December 1, 2017 — December 10, 2017

Experience a traditional Christmas celebration, as quaintly decorated streets come alive for the holiday season. Live entertainment, children’s activities, and extended shopping hours. Fri-Sun Dec 1-3. Sat-Sun Dec 9-10. 

You are invited to the 47th annual Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration in...

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Date: December 1, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Time: 10 to 9
Location: High 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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