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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
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

America's oldest ghost tour is an approximate two hour walking tour around...

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.

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Great Time !!!!

Rick is a great tour guide and an awesome story teller !! We had a really good time and he was great with the kids. Super nice guy ! Highly Recommend This Tour !!!! Kids were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rick is a great tour guide and an awesome story teller !! We had a really good time and he was great with the kids. Super nice guy ! Highly Recommend This Tour !!!! Kids were a little spooked leaving in the dark Walking past the places they just heard about.

Thank Cwong76
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend of mine and I enjoyed the Ghost Tours of Harper's Ferry ghost walk last night. It was drizzly and cold, but the guide, Rick, was wonderful! He knows how to tell a good story and he even sings a little! He knows how to make you jump and make you laugh! I would highly recommend and suggest you... More 

Thank BlueRoses44
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rick is a great storyteller. Highly entertaining. We had a great time. Rick gives a lot history behind the haunted areas. You stand on the sidewalk as Rick tells you about the haunted history of the nearby buildings. If you think you are going to go on a ghost hunt, this is not that kind of tour. If you want... More 

Thank Mandana T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had just eloped on May 5 and went to Harpers Ferry, WV. We decided to take the ghost tour that evening. We showed up that evening and were the only ones so we got our private ghost tour from Rick. He is a great story teller and very funny. I liked very much that we got... More 

1 Thank Tony B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Skilled storytelling makes this fun for believers, skeptics, and the uncommitted alike! :) We will do this again next time we are in WV!

Thank Colleen B
Sandy Lake, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst ghost tour I've ever been on. I think the guide was making things up as he was going. He was even trying to rent out a few apartments on the tour. Not worth $14

Thank Shawna W
Titusville, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been through several ghost tours before. This is by far the best. The tour guide is entertaining and extremely informative. He is a true storyteller.

Thank mpatterson2017
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7 reviews
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Was camping near Harpers Ferry for Spring Break with the wife and kids, we decided to go the ghost tour and were not disappointed! Reasonably priced, we met at St Mark's catholic church where our guide, Rick Garland, started the tour. We did have to do some walking and his stories had depth and meaning. The only hiccup were the... More 

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

Thanks so much for your review Mike! I'm so glad you enjoyed my tour! I just want to point out to anyone reading this review that we meet at St. Peter's Church (not St. Mark's) at the top of the old stone steps in Harpers Ferry, WV. Thanks again and take care! More 

Lincroft, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed April 10, 2017

I love Ghost Tours because of the history woven in the stories. The storytelling was fun and informative but i missed walking around town and seeing the places where the events occurred. Sitting in the church for almost two hours was uncomfortable and it was cold inside so I would have rather walked around in the cold to keep moving.

Thank Rebecca472015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Had a wonderful time on this tour. It was off season so was pretty cold so we ended up sitting in the church for the story-telling. You would think that wouldn't make for a good tour but you would be wrong. Rick was an engaging storyteller and made for a great experience and evening. Couldn't recommend it to anyone enough.

Thank superspeckman

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