Nestled in the northern edge of the Blue Ridge and the Shenandoah Valley, Harpers Ferry and Bolivar are an easy drive from the Washington-Baltimore area.

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    Parking is restricted in Lower Town Harpers Ferry in order to maintain the 18th and 19th century historical appearance of the town. Visitors who travel here by car can arrange parking through the National Park Service (NPS). Parking is available at the Cavalier Heights Entrance Station, Bolivar Heights, Maryland Heights, Harpers Ferry Train Station, and River Access Parking Lot. A shuttle bus is available from the Cavalier Heights Entrance Station. The NPS operates this shuttle from 8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. in the summer and 5:45 p.m. in the winter. They are open year round except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year Day holidays. Please refer to the NPS website for further information.

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HARPERS FERRY NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

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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Bringing in the Harvest


Date:   September 5-6, 2015

Time:  11 am  -  4 pm

Location:  Lower Town at Roeder’s Confectionery Kitchen

Join 19th Century Historic Foodways Expert Carol Anderson for this in depth look at how summer time harvest foods were preserved for winter consumption. Demonstrations include pickling, drying, potting, and canning.

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