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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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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Fee: Yes
Owner description: America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate one hour walking tour around several blocks of the historic "Lower Town" section of Harpers Ferry... more » Owner description: America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate one 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 legeds 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. « less
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Middleburg, Virginia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We were asked along by friends and met at the church on a Thursday evening where Rick was waiting in his civil war era attire on the steps. He is quite a character which is ideal for a walking tour of many of the haunts in historic Harpers Ferry where it is believed there reside a number of civil war... More

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Deptford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 NEW

We took Rick's ghost tour this past Friday night and really had a good time. The tour has just the right mix of spooky and fun, perfect for the family and folks of all ages. He is a great story teller, and he sings too!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This tour was a lot of fun. Rick is a great story teller and guide. This is a must for anyone who visits Harpers Ferry!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The tour was a little over crowded but I guess that's a good thing for Rick and Amelia (the tour guides). I cannot vouch for Amelia's group but Rick's story telling was pretty good. A little hokey at times with demanding audience participation in some of the stories, but it tapped into my inner child and amused me nonetheless. I... More

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maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The reason I went was because it was rated #1 tour. The secret to it being rated so high is that the tour guide asks you to get on trip advisor and make it number one. If you never have been on a ghost tour, it will probably amaze you...however in this area there are many ghosts and sighting pretty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My father and mother attended the Harper's Ferry ghost tour this past weekend, and my Dad walked away with quite the story! My father and mother came to a stop at the back of the group at the National Park Services building, and as the guide stood in the doorway and told the tales related there, a soft light appeared... More

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California
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I just beg to differ with most of the reviews given, and to be honest am perplexed as to why I don't agree with the majority of the reviews. I too have been on two ghost tours in Edinburgh, Scotland, a few in Ireland...also partook of ghost tours in in Plymouth, MA, Gettysburg, PA, New Orleans, LA, Catalina, CA, and... More

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Santa Barbara, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Having been on a ghost tour in Edinburgh, I was delighted when my friends suggested this one in Harper's Ferry and I was not disappointed. Our guide brought the old town to life for us, with interesting facts and great stories. One thing that makes this kind of thing so fun is that guide engages in a dialog with the... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was my first ghost tour and I was skeptical going in. I was so surprised! I did not see any ghosts, but the tour guide is an excellent story teller and the stories were so interesting! It was pitch dark and there are no street lights. The town was literally deserted by the time the tour started (8pm). The... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was a great tour even if you think these tours are mostly fake; I can see why it is so highly rated. The tour guide is mostly a civil war historian which makes this tour that much better. He proclaims he has never seen a ghost but tells the story, along with the history, very honestly with no tall... More

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