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O' Be Joyfull Historical Tours & Entertainment

Harpers Ferry, WV, USA
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About O' Be Joyfull Historical Tours & Entertainment
O Be Joyfull offers historical tours of Harpers Ferry and historical concerts featuring music from the Civil War and from the Irish. Tours and concerts are entertaining, educational and fun!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I took this tour recently. Very informative, be prepared for a history lesson as well as a tour of historic Harpers Ferry. Rick is an excellent guide and the price he charges is an absolute bargain. A must-do if you are visiting...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank VonStigler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We learned more about history (not just about Harpers Ferry) than from any other tour guide ever. Not only is Thomas very knowledgeable he presents material in a fun, interactive, engaging manner. We did a 3 hour day time walking tour. We would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jcrummie
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Our family has been to several different ghost tours in a few different states and this was definitely the best one we ever attended. Rick was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We would highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for a great evening outside learning...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank dandenises
Reviewed August 1, 2019

Rick is extremely knowledgeable on this subject and it was a pleasure taking the tour. Unfortunately, it was 90 degrees that day, but he gave us water and at the tour's end, let us go back to the air conditioning for the story of John...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank RonH19441
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

We highly recommend this tour. Rick was extremely knowledgeable, accommodating to our schedule, fairly priced and an all around great storyteller. His knowledge of history was extraordinary. Very personable. Can’t go wrong with this tour. We plan to return for his Ghost Tour and a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Joy L
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Rick is extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. My best recommendation is that my husband and I both thoroughly enjoyed it - I am a fan of all ghost stories, while he doesn't believe in them at all. But the historical details woven into the tour make...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Diane I
Reviewed May 1, 2019

Of my goodness, if you love history or even want to learn history this is by far the best guided tour - Rick knows his stuff and does not ever disappoint. His style of presentation and telling the truth of the matter was great and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Suellen L
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Wow! This so far exceeded our expectations! Rick is so well read and history researched so thoroughly. My husband has a minor in history, and he said Rick made him realize how little he knew about Harpers Ferry. But there is icing on the cake!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Marlene P
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We took this tour the next morning after we arrived in Harpers Ferry. The guide, Rick, was a great teller of history as he walked us around the historical sites of Harpers Ferry. He sang in the church with my wife a beautiful harmony, he...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jim Y
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I have gone on many guided tours and Rick is by far one the best I have encountered thus far. His perspective and style of presentation held the attention of all in the group. This was my second time at Harper's Ferry , Western Virginia,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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rickgmail, Owner at O' Be Joyfull Historical Tours & Entertainment, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

So glad you enjoyed both of my tours! I'll be looking forward to seeing you sometime again! And thanks so much for the great reviews!

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June 26, 2018|
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This will somewhat depend on what kind of mobility scooter your husband has (the size of the wheels, standard model versus the newer ATV style) as well as his degree of need for staying on the scooter at all times, versus... More
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keercolliw
March 25, 2018|
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I reserve most Sunday's for Church & Family and I do already have a Church function planned for Sunday, April 15th. I would be available to conduct a Historical Tour for you on Saturday afternoon, April 14th. My very... More
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Mimi M
July 4, 2015|
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Hello Mimi...yes there is a link to the website on the TripAdvisor page, or you can call us at 304/725-8019.
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