Preservation Champion

Dennis Frye

Historian, Interpreter, Preservationist, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

Dennis Frye is the chief historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and the author of seven books and scores of articles on a variety of Civil War topics. He is among the founders of the modern battlefield preservation movement and a recipient of the Trust's Shelby Foote Preservation Legacy Award. As president of the APCWS he oversaw the Shenandoah Valley's first multi-million-dollar preservation effort: Third Winchester.