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Enjoy the peace and quite

Be respectful of this cemetery and the history within the confines. Remember this is a final... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Richard M
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McKean, Pennsylvania
Do you like cemetery visits?

Nice, spacious cemetery with historical characters inside. Worth the walk. And the view of the... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
ROBERT C
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VIRGINIA BEACH
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3 Sep 2018
“Enjoy the peace and quite”
3 Jun 2018
“Do you like cemetery visits?”
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Be respectful of this cemetery and the history within the confines. Remember this is a final resting place for those before us. Not a playground fro children.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This cemetery is just past Jefferson Rock as you head north and is just up a set of stairs on the right. Once you are in the cemetery, you see the walled off grave of Mr. Harper who founded the town. The rest of the...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Nice, spacious cemetery with historical characters inside. Worth the walk. And the view of the surround area is really picturesque.

Thank ROBERT C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Got the chance to hike up to the cemetery from Jefferson rock. Saw the Harper graves and other family member graves. Found a grave from a Revolutionary soldier

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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We walked up to this cemetery after visiting Jefferson’s Rock. It is so beautifully unique in its simplicity. I suspect the spirits are alive and well in this place. On a warm afternoon it was a peaceful respite. There were some direct views of the...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We walked up to Harper Cemetery from the lower town via St. Peter's Catholic Church. It's a steep climb to get there but well worth the effort. On your way up, as you go by the Catholic church you will pass the ruins of St....More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The climb from Lower Town, Harpers Ferry is rewarded by a pretty view of the rivers, hills, and valleys. Our time in the cemetery was very short, but we did find the grave of a Revolutionary War veteran.

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