African American History Hike

Date: October 1, 2017

Time: 11 am - 12:30 pm

Appalachian Trail Conservancy, 799 Washington St.
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425   Google Maps Link

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.
 Learn about Storer College, the Niagara Movement and John Brown’s Raid
 Explore the campus of Storer College and tour Lockwood House
 Walk on the Appalachian Trail and learn the history of Jefferson Rock


Contact Email

(304) 930-5267  


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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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