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This is the official Instagram account for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. #harpersferrynps #HarpersFerry75
979 Posts
41k Followers
788 Following
This is the official Instagram account for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. #harpersferrynps #HarpersFerry75
Explore the Harpers Ferry night sky through telescopes or with the naked eye! This Friday, July 12, learn about the moon, the stars, and the importance of dark night skies at the Night Sky Festival. Join Dr. Joyce Harman as she talks about exploring the night sky in your own backyard, participate in fun activities and crafts for kids, and finish up the evening stargazing at the Murphy-Chambers Farm. This outdoor program is weather dependent and subject to cancellation on short notice. Inclement weather date for stargazing is Sat, July 13, 2019, dusk to 11 pm. (Image and post by intern T. Thomas) -ahc. . #harpersferry75 #harpersferrynps #harpersferrywv #findyourpark #speakerseries #stargazing #nightsky #darksky
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While visiting Harpers Ferry have you ever admired the park at night and gazed up at the dark sky? This Friday, July 12, join us for an evening of stargazing and the opportunity to learn more about the importance of protecting the night sky. This cosmic Night Sky Festival will have activities for aspiring astronomers of all ages. The night will begin with a guest speaker and kids activities, followed by star gazing activities after dusk at the Murphy-Chambers Farm. This outdoor program is weather dependent and subject to cancellation on short notice. Inclement weather date for stargazing is Sat, July 13, 2019, dusk to 11 pm. (Photo by Dr. Joyce Harman, poster by A. Lee; post by intern T. Thomas) -ahc . #harpersferrynps #harpersferrywv #findyourpark #harpersferry75 #nightsky #darksky #stargazing
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Celebrating birthdays is always better with friends! Thank you to everyone who came to visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park this weekend to commemorate 75 years of this beautiful park. Whether you were a first time visitor or someone who has been visiting since the park was established – we loved having you here to celebrate with us and we hope to see you again soon! #HarpersFerry75 . (NPS and HFPA photos; post by intern T. Thomas) -ahc . #harpersferrynps #harpersferrywv #findyourpark #hafe75 #happybirthday #75andfabulous
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Award winning folk duo Magpie finished out our weekend with an amazing performance! It was great to end the 75th Anniversary celebration with music that reminds us why we keep coming back to Harpers Ferry. #HarpersFerry75 #HarpersFerryNPS #HarpersFerryWV (NPS Photos by intern E. Doll; post by intern K. Baldau)
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The Indiana Brass Band played a lovely rendition of Happy Birthday to celebrate the park’s 75th! Stop by the Gathering Tent today at 5pm to enjoy a celebratory cupcake and music with Magpie! #HarpersFerry75 #HarpersFerryNPS #HarpersFerryWV (NPS Video and post by intern T. Thomas)
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Discover what it was like to be a kid during 1944 at our Family and Youth Discovery Tent! Decide what groceries are most important for your family, start your own victory garden, color and sew your own toys, and listen to a reading of critically acclaimed children’s book Ruth and the Green Book. There is something for everyone in the family to experience at 1944 Harpers Ferry! #HarpersFerry75 #HarpersFerryNPS #HarpersFerryWV (NPS Photos by intern E. Doll and T. Thomas; post by intern T. Thomas)
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Reason #1 to visit Harpers Ferry NHP — to meet the people who love this place! There is just something about Harpers Ferry that attracts wonderful people to it, who then in turn fall in love with the national park. From the visitors to the staff to the volunteers, our national park is treasured by many who pass through and many who stay to live and work here. Thank you to everyone who decided to celebrate Harpers Ferry with us this weekend! We have one more day of events and also birthday cupcakes tomorrow! #HarpersFerry75 . (NPS and HFPA Photos) -ahc . #harpersferrynps #harpersferrywv #findyourpark #happybirthday #hafe75
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The annual Don Redman Jazz Heritage Awards & Concert at Harpers Ferry is always a fun experience. Check out some of the best highlights from the performance! #HarpersFerry75 #HarpersFerryNPS #HarpersFerryWV (NPS Photos by intern E. Doll; post by intern K. Baldau)
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