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

    Thursday Nov 20 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Agency completes Shepherdstown Battlefield studyRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... ld should be added to the national park system. It could become an addition to either Harpers Ferry National Historical Park or Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland.

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  8. Agency Completes Shepherdstown Battlefield StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... should be added to the national park system. It could become an addition to either Harpers Ferry National Historical Park or Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. Tammy Stidham with the park service tells The Journal that the study looked at ...

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  9. Park Service seeks input on battlefieldRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... make a recommendation to Congress to add the Shepherdstown Battlefield into either Harpers Ferry National Historical Park or Antietam National Battlefield. "Now that we've completed the study, it's out for the public to review," said Tammy Stidham, ...

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  10. National Historical Park sees fewer visitsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. HARPERS FERRY - Despite fewer visitors to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in 2013, the amount they spent at businesses throughout the region remained about the same as in 2012, according to a recently ...

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  11. Park Service assesses impact of West Virginia attractionsRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A Park Service report looked at attendance in 2013 at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley River National Recreation Area.

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  12. Park Service assesses impact of W.Va. attractionsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    A Park Service report looked at attendance in 2013 at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley River National Recreation Area.

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  13. Park Service assesses impact of W.Va. attractionsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | The Gazette

    A Park Service report looked at attendance in 2013 at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley River National Recreation Area.

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  14. John Brown tours tell the 'rest of the story'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    You might say Dennis Frye has hit one out of the park - the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, that is.

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  15. Harpers Ferry commemorates blocked Confederate operationRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. HARPERS FERRY-Visitors to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Saturday learned about the town's role in thwarting a Confederate march on Washington, D.C., as Harpers Ferry commemorated the ...

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  16. Harpers Ferry commemorates blocked Confederate operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    Visitors to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Saturday learned about the town's role in thwarting a Confederate march on Washington, D.C., as Harpers Ferry commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Defense of Washington.

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  17. Community CalendarRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... Learn the rest of the story about famed abolitionist John Brown as park rangers from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park lead free daily walking tours of downtown Charles Town. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Charles Town Visitors Center ...

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  18. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... "the rest of the story" about famed abolitionist John Brown as park rangers from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park lead free daily walking tours of downtown Charles Town. Tours begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Charles Town Visitors Center at ...

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  19. Move Over Baseball, National Parks Have Trading Cards, TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2014 | National Parks Traveler

    ... this program is that a park can design and give out about as many cards as it wants. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park has 14 cards, ranging from one on abolitionist John Brown to topics on Feeding an Army and Seeking Freedom and Protection . ...

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  20. U.S. Mint reveals suggested themes for 2016 American the Beautifu....Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Coin World

    ... natural notch in the mountains; and woodland bison and elk, which used the gap. az - Harpers Ferry National Historical Park , West Virginia - Declared a national monument in 1944 and a national historical park in 1963. Suggested design themes ...

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