Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Harpers Ferry

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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. Plan to visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Harpers Ferry attractions using our Harpers Ferry itinerary maker.
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  • Great place to visit with a great history. Tour the town and enjoy the old buildings and business's and history. John Brown was captured here and tried in Charles Town for trying to take over the US A...  more »
  • This has to be my favorite place I've ever been. But I've gone there since I was a little kid. I even had the pleasure of living in the historic town for a year and it was a dream come true. You are e...  more »
  • This place has all kinds of history about the Civil War. Many things to do hiking,bike riding,mountain climbing or just walk around and see all the sites. You can take a walk along the Shenandoah Rive...  more »