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  1. Charles Town's John Brown tours to resume May 23Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... County Commission. The tours are conducted by National Park Service rangers from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. They will resume on May 23 and will be offered on weekends until June 7. Weekday tours then will be offered until Nov. 1. Brown ...

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  2. Charles Town's John Brown tours to resume May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    ... youth organizations. The tours are conducted by National Park Service rangers from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. They will resume on May 23 and will be offered on weekends until June 7. Weekday tours then will be offered until Nov. 1. ...

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  3. John Brown tours to returnRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Martinsburg Journal

    ... tours, which began in May 2014, were formed by an agreement between rangers at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Charles Town officials. "We've made history with these tours," Smith said. "The Park has been there for 70 years, but this is ...

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  4. Two Harpers Ferry Climbing Areas Closed After Falcons SpottedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park has closed two rock climbing areas at Maryland Heights after a pair of peregrine falcons was spotted building a nest on the cliff face. All climbing routes on the Gully and Sign Wall sections of the cliff will remain closed until mid-August.

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  5. 2 Harpers Ferry climbing areas closed after falcons spottedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Marietta Times

    Harpers Ferry National Historical Park has closed two rock climbing areas at Maryland Heights after a pair of peregrine falcons was spotted building a nest on the cliff face. All climbing routes on the Gully and Sign Wall sections of the cliff will remain closed until mid-August.

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  6. Walls restricted for nesting peregrine falconsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Big News Network.com

    ... behalf of Big News Network. According to Mia Parsons, chief of resource management at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, staff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have observed a pair of peregrine falcons building a nest on the cliff face ...

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  7. Sesquicentennial of Civil War truce marked by bellsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Big News Network.com

    ... News Network. HARPERS FERRY - Though the Civil War ended on April 9 150 years ago, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and surrounding historical sites commemorated the anniversary Thursday with a special focus on how the Civil War affected the ...

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  8. Bell ringing planned to commemorate occasionRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... this region. "We have a very special event planned," Dennis Frye, chief historian for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, said Wednesday in a telephone interview. "Because the Civil War started here, we'll be ringing a bell in John Brown's ...

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  9. Harpers Ferry NHP to mark end of Civil WarRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Martinsburg Journal

    At 3:15 p.m., April 9, visitors are invited to join Harpers Ferry National Historical Park rangers and St. Peter's Catholic Church at Harpers Ferry to mark the symbolic end of the Civil War. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will commemorate the Appomattox surrender moment by participating in a nationwide "ringing of bells across the land."

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  10. Brad Bennett Tells Kiwanis Club His Vision For The Chickamauga And Chattanooga National Military ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Park Service started at the Grand Canyon in 1991. Since then he has worked at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park, Northwest Alaska, Kennesaw Mountain National ...

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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