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“Great Ghost Stories”

Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry
Ranked #2 of 4 Tours in Harpers Ferry
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We scheduled this ghost tour and unfortunately were unable to do the walking tour due the cold. That being said, the tour guide did an amazing job bringing the stories to life in the church. I literally left the church scared and curious at the same time. Must do if you are in town.

Thank Miguel M
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"spend an evening"
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"spooky stories"
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"fun evening"
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"town's history"
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"history lesson"
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

this was a great tour, lots of fun! Very great story teller, historian and I would say humorist Rick is your guide! Harpers Ferry is beautiful during the day and very interesting at night! the town takes on a different feel in the evening when the Park services buses quit running and its very quiet ! Kinda of like Mackinac Island after the ferry boats stop running for the evening.... be prepared to walk. We really enjoyed the tour!

Thank Shawn F
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent tour. Nice way to cap off a day of history with ghost tales and some additional history. The tour guide, Rick Garland, is a wonderful story teller. He engaged the entire family. My wife, two teenage sons, and I all give the tour very high marks. Very much worth it.

Thank Juancarloshunt
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I love ghost tours and this one was one of the best so far! Our guide Rick was entertaining and very knowledgeable and I learned more about the history of harpers ferry than I ever did in school! The town is very dark and deserted at night. Creepy good fun! Go!!!

Thank chrismacd1031
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great tour which combined a lot of history with a some fun ghost stories. This really made the history of the town come alive even moreso than all the exhibits we went into and plaques we read. Definitely recommend!! Just be sure to plan your evening well....the entire town seems to shut down around 7PM, so be ready for some down time. And bring layers...it was cool in the morning, nice during the day, and cold at night.

Thank LillyZackMom
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