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First Zion Restoration Initiative

Exciting News

One of the Foundation’s key projects is to revitalize the First Zion Baptist Church. Built in 1894 in a predominantly African-American neighborhood, the church was a central meeting place for ...
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On May 15, board member Rob Case spent the day meticulously dismantling the chimney at First Zion.  The chimney, a later addition to the building to exhaust the oil burning ...
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Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Historic Town Foundation

New Board Members

    The Foundation is delighted to welcome Storm DiConstanzo and Delores Foster to our Board of Directors! After years of vacationing in Harpers Ferry, Storm and his wife Gillian ...
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Volksmarch

Foundation Events

Like most organizations, the pandemic impacted the Foundation’s events and meetings. We held our board meetings virtually and our events were outdoors with limited participation to ensure social distancing. Now ...
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Coralie Franklin Cook

“Disfranchisement because of sex is curiously like disfranchisement because of color. It cripples the individual, it handicaps progress, it sets a limitation upon mental and spiritual development.” — Coralie Franklin ...
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Months of quarantine have you feeling cooped up? Ready to celebrate the warming weather with a nice stroll? Join us for a relaxed walk through scenic Harpers Ferry and Bolivar ...
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Help Us Raise the Roof!

Raindrops on roses may be one of our favorite things but raindrops inside a historic building are a different story. A top priority of the Foundation is to shield the ...
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Welcome to the Harpers Ferry-Bolivar Historic Town Foundation blog! We hope you regularly check in to learn more about the Foundation’s activities and important events around town. It is especially ...
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