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  1. Two 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Coin World

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

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  2. Reality show host visits Harpers FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... show "Strange Inheritance," left, is pictured with Dennis Frye, chief historian of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, right, during production of an episode set to air Monday night. John Boling is the man who inherited the shackles before he ...

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  3. New quarter to feature Illinois' Shawnee National ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Chicago Tribune

    ... landmarks throughout the country, including Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Fort Sumter National Monument.

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  4. U.S. Mint lowers prices for eight 2016 numismatic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Coin World

    ... quarter dollars (Shawnee National Forest, Cumberland National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Theodore Roosevelt Park and Fort Moultrie at Fort Sumter National Monument), Kennedy half dollar, Native American dollar and the ...

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  5. 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof SetaRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | San Diego NewsCape

    Sales will open for the 2016 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof SetTM on Jan. 11 at noon Eastern Time . The five proof finish quarters in this year's set have reverse designs honoring Shawnee National Forest , Cumberland Gap National Historical Park , Harpers Ferry National Historical Park , Theodore Roosevelt National Park , and Fort Moultrie .

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  6. Welcoming 2016 and readying for the year to comeRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... publish two books in 2016 - first, a nonfiction book about a farm that is part of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and a historical fiction account of first lady Harriet Lane, whose father's family lived in Shepherdstown and Charles Town. For ...

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  7. Harpers Ferry holds Christmas kickoff ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Residents of Harpers Ferry, visitors to the town and many of the town's merchants gathered at the Lyceum Tent on the grounds of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on Friday evening to welcome Christmas with the opening ceremony of the 45th Annual Old Tyme Christmas event. Old Tyme Christmas is a two-weekend event put on by the Harpers Ferry Merchants Association with collaboration from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, the town of Harpers Ferry, the Jefferson County Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Harpers Ferry- Bolivar Historic Town Foundation.

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  8. History, beauty, and hiking in Harpers FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... where Brown and his men holed up). Most of these Lower Town buildings lie within the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. And the park service largely does a fine job placing you back in the 1850s. Excellent touches abound, from the admonishing ...

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  9. Proof 2016-S Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) quarter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Coin World

    ... Brown's last stand during his raid on the Harper's Ferry Armory, is featured on the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter dollar. Theodore Roosevelt overlooks the Little Missouri River in North Dakota on the reverse of the Theodore ...

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  10. Major General A. P. Hill's greatest victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... barrage on the men of Colonel Dixon Miles, Union officer in command. Dennis Frye, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Chief of Interpretation and Cultural Resource Management explained the significance of Major General A. P. Hills actions by ...

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  11. U.S. Mint releases preliminary details for first three 2016 quarter launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | Coin World

    ... the Federal Reserve on April 11. Wednesday, June 8, 2016 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Lower Town, Hamilton Street along the Shenandoah River Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 The adopted design for the 2016 Shawnee National ...

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  12. Harpers Ferry is under siege againRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    While Harpers Ferry continues to struggle with the aftermath of a devastating fire in July, there now looms another crisis: a government shutdown that will force Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to close its doors. This small historic town, with fewer than 300 residents, certainly cannot suffer another blow.

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  13. Bear aware: black bear sightings reported in Harpers FerryRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Hikers and bikers on trails in and around Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Maryland Heights are encouraged to be aware of American black bears after bear sightings were reported in the area Thursday. While hiking in Harpers Ferry with her son Thursday morning, Lisa Craft of Charles Town said she spotted a black bear on the towpath near Virginia Island.

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  14. John Brown's story comes alive for educatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Charles Town Mayor Peggy Smith is on a mission: To educate as many people as possible about important moments in the town's history. Not surprisingly, Smith found an ally in Dennis Frye, chief historian for Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - and she still vividly recalls a conversation with him aimed at getting more park visitors into the downtown area.

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  15. Harpers Ferry: 'Such a stark contrast from the suburbs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | USA Today

    It changed hands eight times during the Civil War and now touches parts of three states, so perhaps it's no surprise that Harpers Ferry National Historical Park offers a great deal of variety.History buffs can Harpers Ferry: 'Such a stark contrast from the suburbs' It changed hands eight times during the Civil War and now touches parts of three states, so perhaps it's no surprise that Harpers Ferry National Historical Park offers a great deal of variety.History buffs can Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Nq2b70 A view of Harpers Ferry, a town that witnessed the first successful application of interchangeable manufacture, the arrival of the first successful American railroad, John Brown's attack on slavery, the largest surrender of Federal troops during the Civil War and the education of former slaves in one of the earliest integrated schools in the United States July ... (more)

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  16. Harpers Ferry fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... consecutive days of the American Civil War," said Dennis Frye, chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. But this one was the first of any significance that Frye could recall since 1979, when a building in the national park burned. ...

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  17. United States Mint releases approved designs for 2016 America the Beau....Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Coin World

    ... raid on the Harper's Ferry Armory, is depicted on the approved reverse for the 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter dollar. A young Theodore Roosevelt on horseback surveying the terrain near the Little Missouri River appears on the ...

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  18. Event depicts Civil War medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    Though many people can imagine some aspects of the daily life of a Civil War soldier or recall historical information from significant battles, the men and women who cared for the wounded as doctors and nurses are often overlooked. This weekend, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is hosting its Medical Weekend, where people living in the 21st century can get a glimpse at the medical procedures and practices of the 1860s.

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  19. Harpers Ferry chief ranger making some improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... red by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - It's been two weeks since Harpers Ferry National Historical Park chief ranger Ryan Levins suffered a head injury in a cycling competition accident....

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  20. Historic church set to host new congregationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... a congregation without a building, until Dorsey struck an agreement with officials at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park to use the historic Curtis Freewill Baptist Church on the campus of Storer College, now on park property, through a special ...

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