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Archeology and the U.S. Armory Grounds at Harpers Ferry planned

By Staff | Jul 29, 2016

In conjunction with the National Park Service Centennial, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to participate in a special presentation titled “Archeology and the U.S. Armory Grounds” on Monday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m.

This 60-minute program will provide visitors with an overview of the archeological excavations that have been conducted by the National Park Service at the site of the Harpers Ferry Armory.

The presentation will showcase the building foundations and artifacts found during the investigations along with special studies highlighting the prehistoric, Civil War and destruction periods of the site.

Participants are encouraged to ask questions at the presentation.

Artifacts from the excavations will be on view. Participants should pay the National Park Service entrance fee at the Park Entrance Station and ride the shuttle bus to Lower Town.

The presentation will be held inside the Train Station. For additional information, please call 304-535-6188.