Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry

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#1 of 75 in Parks in West Virginia
At Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, you'll see the center of 19th century industry. The park features many small museums and exhibits, battlefields, uninhabited hillside houses, and picturesque streets. Take a guided tour with a ranger and hear about the town's history, which began 8,000 years ago. See galleries such as the wax museum, the blacksmith shop, and the clocks and jewelry exhibit, or visit the bookshop, tavern, and the dry goods store. Plan your visit in advance in order to get the most out of this attraction. For Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and beyond, use our Harpers Ferry day trip planning app to get the most from your Harpers Ferry vacation.
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  • Love going here and biking around the area. Up on the C & O canal. Then its always good to take the tour or check out the shops.  more »
  • There are places to eat, shop, walk and allow the kids to burn energy. Attire is based on the weather as it can be cold there during winter time. Dog's are allowed! Be sure to plan to stat for a coupl...  more »
  • I’ve been to this lovely historic town many times and always find something new and beautiful with each visit.  more »

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