Meet Your Park Archeologist

Learn about archeology at Harpers Ferry and a day in the life of an NPS archeologist.

International Archaeology Day

International Archaeology Day Saturday, October 21, 1:00 and 3:00 pm View “Vampire Legend”, part of the PBS “Secrets of the Dead” series and find out how Medieval burials in England offer insight into the creation of the vampire myth. (60 min)

25th Annual Archaeology Day

25th Annual Archaeology Day Saturday, October 7, 12:00 – 4:00 pm The 25th Annual Archaeology Day features special exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for the whole family. These include behind-the-scenes tours of the Archaeological Research Facility, flint knapping demonstrations, atlatl throwing (weather permitting), a museum scavenger hunt, displays and demonstrations by professional archaeologists and volunteers, hands-on activities, and more.