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  1. C&O Canal rescinds park fee proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... category are Antietam National Battlefield, Fort Washington Park, Great Falls Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Manassas National Battlefield Park and Prince William Forest Park. According to a Jan. 5 press release from the C&O Canal ...

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  2. Murphy Farm was celebrated as a - refuge from racism'Read the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... near the entrance to the Harpers Ferry KOA Campground. Today the ground is part of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. The original cabin on the farm was built by Edmund Chambers and is shown on an 1852 map of the county. Chambers was one of the ...

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  3. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Turns Calendar Back 150 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    A re-enactment of Harpers Ferry's role as a supply depot during the Civil War offers visitors today a glimpse into the past, and a yuletide gathering. The event, Captain Flagg's US Quartermaster City: Prospects of Peace, will be staged December 6 and 7, at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park .

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  4. Fire Fighter Injured Fighting Fire At Murphy FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WFMD-AM Frederick

    A volunteer fire fighter was taken to the hospital after falling 60-feet while trying to put out a blaze at the Murphy Farm Overlook at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Tuesday evening. Officials say local fire fighters were dispatched at around 8:00 PM for reports of heavy smoke in the area of the Murphy Farm Overlook at 123 Murphy Road in Harpers Ferry.

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  5. Harper's FerryRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | Infoplease

    ... tural stone, which lead to Robert Harper's house (1775-82) and to Jefferson Rock. The Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (est. 1963; 2,343 acres/949 hectares) attracts many visitors (see National Parks and Monuments , table).

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  6. a oeAlmost Heaven, West VirginiaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    ... center based on water power, and its popularity as a vacation spot in the late 1800s. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (NHP) is considered one of the best walking parks in America due to the variety of its trails, its nationally significant ...

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  7. CCAC recommends designs for 2016 American the Beau....Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Coin World

    ... National Forest (Illinois); Cumberland Gap National Historical Park (Kentucky); Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia); Theodore Roosevelt National Park (North Dakota); and Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument). During the ...

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  8. Pedal Through The Past' setRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and the Harpers Ferry Historical Association will host "Pedal Through the Past: A Cycling Event through 3 National Parks" - Harpers Ferry, Antietam Battlefield and the C&O Canal - on Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. This event will feature public history stops and interactive media along the way. Experience the scenic beauty and history of the region up close and personal.

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