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Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry

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Address: St. Peter's Church Stone Patio, 100 Church Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
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+1 304-725-8019
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19:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 19:30 - 21:30
Fee: Yes
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America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate one hour walking tour around...

America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate one hour walking tour around several blocks of the historic "Lower Town" section of Harpers Ferry viewing a number of sites and buildings that have had ghostly phenomenon reported in or around them over the years. Tour includes both legeds and historical events which may account for some of the ghostly happenings. These stories of Harpers Ferry's history, legends and unexplained phenomenon are appropriate for children of all ages.

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Great, even in the off season!

Had a wonderful time on this tour. It was off season so was pretty cold so we ended up sitting in the church for the story-telling. You would think that wouldn't make for a good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time on this tour. It was off season so was pretty cold so we ended up sitting in the church for the story-telling. You would think that wouldn't make for a good tour but you would be wrong. Rick was an engaging storyteller and made for a great experience and evening. Couldn't recommend it to anyone enough.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

It was only 20 degrees the night we visited Harpers Ferry so instead of a tour we got to listen to the stories inside the church. Much more comfortable than being outdoors that night. Rick is a great storyteller and highly entertaining! We looked at all the houses on our way back to our car parked a couple blocks away... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The ghost tour gave new meaning to Harper's Ferry. It was interesting to learn the Civil War history of the area and which houses and streets were haunted. Can't wait to visit Harpers Ferry again and look for ghosts !

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Tour was very interesting, Rick was humorous (a bit corny) but knew a lot about the town and its history. Price is great. If it's cold at all make sure to wear thick socks and a good jacket because the wind chill can be a killer.

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Clifton Forge, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The price was a little steep at $14 per adult, but I came to Harper's Ferry specifically after reading all the ghost stories. The night I went, it was the tour guide's wife filling in for him. She was pleasant. There were probably 30 other people on the tour. We stopped around 5 (?) different locations, but the creepiest was... More 

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Our Storyteller was dressed in period clothing a top hat and lantern in hand. Our Group was large so he carefully got us to and from the sites with his assistant also dressed in period clothing. He entertained us, ask questions, gave historical insight as to what may have happen at each site. Be prepared to walk and go up... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I has a very wonderful time on this tour. Our tour guide Rick was very knowledgeable and entertaining. He presented the tour in a way that made it enjoyable and entertaining. I especially liked it because they were able to accommodate myself and other guests who did not make a reservation. I must say that l would take this tour... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our story teller kept things moving and held everyone's attention with insightful and interesting historical references. Wear comfortable shoes, you'll be doing a lot of walking and hill climbing.

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Kenna, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had I not taken the ghost tour I wouldn't have known bout hog alley...tour guide is knows his info bout Harper's Ferry...it's not really a scare you kind of walk but more of a history walk..really enjoyable

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the history aspect of the tour. Don't understand how some people say that its a waste of money. We highly recommend! Thanks to Rick and his wife, we had a wonderful time.

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