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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…

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William A. Saunders was the longest serving Black professor at Storer College in Harpers Ferry, but his fascinating life…

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Woodpecker Woods

The Trail & Town Alliance of Harpers Ferry-Bolivar is a standing committee of the Foundation. The Alliance now serves…

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Our foundation vice chair, Lynn Pechuekonis, published a book! Man of Sterling Worth: Professor William A. Saunders of Storer…

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John Wesley Church

While the iconic St. Peters Roman Catholic Church in Lower Town is surely the most well-known religious building in…

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Walking Through History

The U.S. Civil Rights movement can be said to have been advanced in Harpers Ferry, not only by the…

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Bolivar Project Earns Excellence in Preservation Award

The rescue of a distinctive historic home in Bolivar has been recognized…

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Is It Spring Yet?

Like you, we are eagerly waiting for the weather to improve so that we can get outside and partake…

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Delores Foster

Recollections of Growing Up in Harpers Ferry

By Dolores Jackson Foster

Ms. Jackson Foster is a Foundation board member and native of Harpers Ferry. After graduating from…

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In Memory of a Special Teacher

By Lynn Pechuekonis, Foundation Board Member

If you have ever visited Cedar Hill cemetery, you may have noticed one gravestone…

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