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Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry

St. Peter's Church Stone Patio, 100 Church Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-725-8019
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family friendly

We were camping in the area and it was a large group of us and at the last minute we all decided to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole I
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Staten Island, New York
History and Ghosts

It was an excellent tour of Harper's Ferry with a very knowledgeable live history guide. Gave... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael S
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Staten Island, New York
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America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate two 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 legends 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. Always best to call to make a reservation and check website for dates that we are closed.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“great tour” (42 reviews)
“story telling” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were camping in the area and it was a large group of us and at the last minute we all decided to go on the ghost tour. There were a range of ages in our group and the tour entertained everyone. It's not overly...More

1  Thank Nicole I
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was an excellent tour of Harper's Ferry with a very knowledgeable live history guide. Gave history behind stories and made you want to walk in the street lights on the way Home! Rick knows his history and has a good singing voice. He also...More

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my 7th ghost tour and one of the best! A great way to get kids/teens interested in history. Who knew this cute little town had so much history!

Thank Kathy C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was a great tour, the blend of histpry amd hauntings made it the best tour I have taken in the DelMarVa area. Guide is a historian and terrific story teller.

1  Thank John A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was great! We had an 18 month old who was a little cranky... everyone was very understanding including our guide. We started at the church at the top of a HUGE flight of stairs and then walked to the bottom of Harpers Ferry and...More

1  Thank Megan F
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Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We had fantastic family vacation on Harpers Ferry. Rick did a great job telling us the history of the small and charming town along with fascinating ghost stories. Great for school-age kids on up.

Thank wwunderlichhall4
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Seriously this was my 1 must do on our trip & it was great! Excellent story telling & I loved all of the history about the buildings. My kids all loved it & it kept their attention which is no easy task!

Thank kristalnuzum
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Rick makes this Ghost tour very fun and exciting. My sisters and mother took this tour and we had so much fun. I highly recommend taking this tour when you are visiting Harpers Ferry.

1  Thank barbCarlinv
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Thanks Rick! Despite the thunder storms and heavy rain, we all enjoyed being entertained by your tales of ghosts in Harpers Ferry. The kids were on the edge of their seats and we loved that we could visit each location you spoke about and try...More

Thank jrakestraw2
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I didn't go e it 5 stars because I don't give anything 5 stars. That said, Rick was a great guide. I loved the history aspect of the your whole my girl was into the ghost stories. Definatly recommend.

Thank BaltimoreJcs
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blabsybabs
2 May 2018|
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Response from rickgmail | Property representative |
Yes, I will be conducting a Ghost Tour every Friday & Saturday night in August. Park at the Amtrak Train Station on Potomac Street (no fee) and walk about 6 blocks up to St. Peter's Church, located at the top of the old... More
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Deborah P
3 July 2017|
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Response from Cwong76 | Reviewed this property |
Tour is between. 1 1/2 hrs to 1 hr 45 mins. 8-12 years of age is $10 over 12 is $14 and Under 8 is free.
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Courtney S
27 March 2017|
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Response from rickgmail | Property representative |
We do operate all year round offering the Ghost Tour at 8 PM. There's lots more info and reservation requirements/info on our website which you can access right from the Trip Advisor page or you can Google or Bing for it.
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