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In case you missed it, we learned at the beginning of January that the Foundation is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, ...
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A Perfect Ending to 2023

This holiday season was certainly full of tidings and good cheer for the Foundation! Our Holiday Tour of Historic Homes broke our record for the most tickets sold – over ...
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Upcoming Events

We have a few exciting events coming up in the near future. Make sure to buy your tickets and mark your calendars! Lantern Cemetery Tour December 2 and 3, 6 ...
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All of the Foundation’s good work is thanks to the generous donations of time, funding and supplies. We would especially like to highlight Panhandle Paints for donating primer and McCormick ...
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Warrior Expeditions

This past summer, the Trail and Town Alliance, a standing committee of the Foundation, coordinated the hosting of 15 veterans hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) through Warrior Expeditions. Warrior Expeditions ...
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We are making great progress at First Zion! Water damage to the ceiling revealed a tantalizing peak at a handsome wooden bead-board underneath the drywall. We could not evaluate the ...
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Jane Rissler

The Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Historic Town Foundation is honored and deeply grateful to have received a significant bequest from the estate of the late Jane Rissler. She was a dear friend ...
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A Cool Picture

Check out this picture of Harpers Ferry taken by the Army Air Force in 1930! Our town has undergone some drastic changes in the last 90+ years, hasn’t it? If ...
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The Schilling Family

A friend of the Foundation, Chris Schilling, reached out to us with his family history in Bolivar and some delightful photos from the past. He wrote to us: “My 2nd ...
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William A. Saunders was the longest serving Black professor at Storer College in Harpers Ferry, but his fascinating life story includes a sweet love story with a tragic ending. Back ...
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