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. For Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and beyond, use our Harpers Ferry day trip planning app to get the most from your Harpers Ferry vacation.
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Even if you are not interested in history, see the confluence of xx and xx rivers and 3 states: Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. Short bus ride from Visitors Station to Park. Exhibits nicely done... more »
What a beautiful place, Harper's ferry is. Whether you are interested in bush walking, fishing, walking around a historic township or just sitting back and enjoying time under a tree watching life go ... more »
Enjoyed the lower town area, very much, the museums. Did a park ranger tour. Interesting. Toured the battlefields. Not impressed. Good if you like to hike and/or can walk distances, Perhaps we could have seen more. The battlefields would be better if there were some remnants of buildings, buildings, monuments, something to see..Very little here. The battlefields especially need to be maintained better. One road to one battlefield had such a ditch in it. Be careful driving.. This is something to see, but most likely won't be back. Can't even compare to Gettysburg.
This place is great. Beautiful scenery great hiking trails, camping and a lot of history. Historical shops mixed in with restaurants and shops for today. Just check the hours of the historical shops. Walking path over the Shenandoah River. If you don't want to drive there is train station. We can't wait to go back.
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