Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Newswire

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Newswire

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  1. NPS Names New Superintendent for Virginia ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | NBC29

    ... at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC); she was the chief ranger of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park; she was a federal law enforcement officer in the Visitor and Resource Protection Division in Grand Canyon National Park, the ...

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  2. Concept plan for outdoor resort approved by Jefferson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... concerned about the proposed resort's impact on the natural viewshed, especially from Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and nearby historic battlefields. Andrew Lee, resource management specialist with Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, ...

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  3. Rebuilding concerns residents of Harpers FerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... on a crest 200 feet overlooking the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, along with the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. At the time the hotel was purchased, it was operational. Following the purchase, the hotel was closed in early 2008. The Armory ...

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  4. 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set Available on November 22Read the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Seta starting on November 22 at noon Eastern Time . Priced at $5.95, the set contains 10 circulating coins-five from the United States Mint at Philadelphia and five from the United States Mint at Denver -with 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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  5. Wonder how the Mint makes 3-inch-wide dies, like...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Coin World

    ... Beautiful 3-inch silver coin. Above left is an unfinished reverse die for the 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 3-inch silver coin. Above right is a die after the cutting marks and other imperfections have been removed. Unfinished obverse ...

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  6. Shepherd University's George Tyler Moore Center celebrates 20th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Shepherd University's George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its annual seminar, The Civil War and American Society Seminar Series, by establishing a scholarship fund that will help Shepherd students attend the event each year. Dr. James Broomall, assistant professor of history and director of the Civil War center, and Dennis Frye, chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and a member of the center's advisory board, started the scholarship fund.

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  7. Jefferson County Commission: Levy could help with parks and rec fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... starting by connecting the C&O Canal Towpath, the Appalachian Trail and the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park trail network to Same Michael's Park, the Route 9 Trail and the cities of Ranson and Charles Town A Design and implement a grand ...

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  8. New app brings history aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    Jefferson County Schools and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park have formed a partnership through the interactive app that will be used to teach students local historical events. The partnerhip was unvieled along with Time Trekkers at a press conference on Wednesday held at the site where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers meet.

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  9. Interactive App Completes Beta Testing at Harpers Ferry National Park...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | PRWeb

    With digital media becoming widely popular among this young generation, it's important we connect with them using technology so they may become engaged and take ownership of their learning. An enhanced partnership between Jefferson County Schools and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park has formed through an interactive app centered on local historical events.

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  10. Gillespie retiring as head of Mosby Heritage groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Fauquier.com

    ... at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville for 30 years and a seasonal ranger at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park for many summers. He retired from teaching in 2004 and went to work for the Mosby association. Moore graduated from Mary ...

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  11. Early spring helps speed tree growth, reduce nitrogen pollution, but larger climate impact unclearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... white oaks, northern red oaks and tulip poplar trees in East Coast forests, including Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Catoctin Mountain Park and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. They found that over that period, by 2013, spring arrived ...

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  12. New citizens welcomed in naturalization ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    The sunlit greenery and flowing rivers in historic Harpers Ferry created a picturesque backdrop for a tearful and patriotic ceremony on Thursday, celebrating and welcoming 25 new U.S. citizens from 16 different countries. Rebecca Harriett, superintendent at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, said Harpers Ferry is the perfect place to hold a naturalization ceremony because new citizens who took the oath of allegiance will also inherit parks across the country.

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  13. There's much to see at Harpers Ferry NHPRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... that part of it was designated a national historical park in 1944. Visitation at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park is up 10% for 2016 and last month alone was up 18 percent compared to July a year ago. The summer's oppressive heat and the ...

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  14. Woltz takes part in Junior National Young Leaders ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Daily Dispatch

    ... from the nation's past. Scholars explored historically significant sites such as Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and monuments and memorials throughout Washington, D.C., to reflect upon and learn from leaders and events of the past. Junior ...

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  15. Dixon High grad adds to collection with 11th book, a non-fiction pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | The Daily Gazette

    Bob O'Connor, a 1963 graduate of Dixon High School, has published his 11th book, “The Murphy Farm – A Refuge Against Racism.” DIXON – Bob O'Connor, a 1963 graduate of Dixon High School, has published his 11th book, “The Murphy Farm – A Refuge Against Racism.” The non-fiction book covers the history of the Chambers/Murphy farm, now part of Harpers Ferry National Historical park in West Virginia, and its significance in the Civil War.

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  16. Seeing double on 2016 Harpers Ferry National...Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Coin World

    Edge device on a 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5-ounce silver bullion coins shows normal incuse lettering, at top of inset, while edge of coin on which it is stacked appears to exhibit doubled edge lettering. I've sent this 2016 Harpers Ferry 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollar to Numismatic Guaranty Corp. to get their opinion, too.

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  17. Theodore Roosevelt 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollars available Aug. 29Read the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Coin World

    ... The authorized purchasers were also notified by U.S. Mint officials that the 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park 5-ounce silver bullion quarter dollars are still available. Through Aug. 2, the Mint recorded sales of 34,200 of the Harpers ...

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  18. Morristown Women in Business Luncheon features Memes & MarketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Morristown Green

    ... Service experience under her belt, Vanessa has worked in a number of parks including Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, and the George Washington Memorial Parkway sites of Clara Barton ...

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  19. Premier Coin Case Supplier Tributes Two New CoinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | SBWire

    ... Civil War, and concluded with a significant win for the Confederate Army. The 2016 Harpers Ferry National Historical Park quarter memorializes the town by depicting an image of John Brown's Fort. SAFEA Collecting Supplies also took note of the 2016 ...

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  20. West Virginia editorial roundupRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... and historic areas are overseen by the NPS. Perhaps the best-known is our very own Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Visitors from other countries often marvel at America's parks, especially because they are set aside for the use of everyone. ...

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