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Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry

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Address: St. Peter's Church Stone Patio, 100 Church Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Phone Number: +1 304-725-8019
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Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate one hour walking tour around...

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.

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We had a great time!

This was my husband's and my first visit to Harpers Ferry, although we're not too far from there, but it was great to hear the history of the town along with the ghost stories! We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Blueydbld9
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Columbia, Maryland
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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my husband's and my first visit to Harpers Ferry, although we're not too far from there, but it was great to hear the history of the town along with the ghost stories! We thought Rick was funny and was a great storyteller. This was one of the main things we did while we were in town, and we... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall, this tour was a disappointment and not what we expected. I truly cant understand why this is one of the highest rated things to do in Harper's Ferry, because this was our least favorite part of the trip. The tour was mostly historical stories with a tiny discussion of ghosts at the end of each story. The ghost stories... More 

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rickgmail, Owner at Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry, responded to this review

Very sorry that you did not enjoy my tour or understand from reading other reviews that most people enjoy the historical part of my stories....I'm also sorry that you didn't stay to the end when the stories do get more ghostly....sorry..... More 

Lexington Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My parents and I went into this tour really not knowing much about Harpers Ferry. This tour was great because it tells you a lot of the history of the town as well as the scary ghost side to it. Rick is really an amazing story teller and scared the crap out of us on several occasions because you are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rick was amazing, my family enjoyed the tour including my dad who is in an electric wheelchair. Rick made sure he was able to get around and enjoy the tour just as much as everyone else. Rick kept everything upbeat. The history and tales may be dark but are very intriguing. Ricks tour will be having me come back to... More 

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Thank Cdd M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am unable to understand how there are so many great reviews for what I could not sit through for 2 hours. I never give reviews but since he decided to mention it in the ghost walk about how we all need to put good reviews for him I feel the need to respond appropriately to how my entire group... More 

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rickgmail, Owner at Ghost Tours of Harpers Ferry, responded to this review

Hmmmm...I'm sorry that you did not enjoy my tour though I can't help but to wonder how 2 jokes about haunted apartments could be so offensive and be perceived as a real estate sales pitch......how you can know that there are only 4 stops on the tour when you left before the tour was over? (there are more than 4... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 11 and 13 yr old. This tour was the highlight of our time in Harper's Ferry. Highly recommend.

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Thank Maureen M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time on Ricks ghost tour. It's historically spooky. Rick is wonderful. He is very entertaining and engaging.

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Thank Bonnie Z
Linden, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my ghost/history tour with our most knowledgeable guide. The tour had something for everyone. The only thing that would have made it better, would be to go inside some of the buildings. I will definitely recommend this tour to my friends and colleagues.

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Thank Tracey G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took the ghost tour on 8/26/16. The tour guide knew a lot about the history of the town. I love history and ghosts so it was the best thing I could have done in HF. Highly recommend it.

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Elkview, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our innkeeper at The Ledge House B&B suggested this tour and it was definitely worth the price our guide was well versed in the history of the area and most importantly was a good story teller. There was a fairly large group this evening but he did a good job keeping everyone engaged.

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