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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Prospects of Peace: A Soldier’s Prayer


category : Historic Parks
Prospects of Peace: A Soldier’s Prayer presents a special program focusing on Yuletide 1864 when Harpers Ferry soldiers attempted to create their own version of Christmas on the battle front. Programs and activities will feature local citizens and soldiers preparing for the Yuletide, a Civil War style Santa Claus dispersing presents to the soldiers, a Victorian Cotillion, Yuletide confections, and special guided walking tours.


Address: P.O. Box 65

Phone: 304-535-6298
Our Website:www.nps.gov/hafe/home.htm

Come visit us in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson

July 29, 2006
1:00 p.m.
This Scene is Worth a Voyage Across the Atlantic with Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson (Lower Town)
3:00 p.m.
The Object of Your Mission: Thomas Jefferson and the Lewis and Clark Expedition with Bill Barker as Thomas Jefferson (Lower Town)

Harpers Ferry, WV Historic Parks

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Potomac Watershed Cleanup

Volunteers interested in the environment will remove unwanted trash at Harpers Ferry NHP from 9am to noon.
Contact David Fox at (304) 535-6282/ david_fox@

Harpers Ferry, WV Historic Parks


Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - U. S. Army Band

U. S. Army Band will perform at the Cavalier Heights Visitor Center from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30

Harpers Ferry, WV Historic Parks

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Potomac Watershed Cleanup

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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - A Soldiers City: Harpers Ferry 1864

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