Known for its battles during the Civil War, the national historic park is believed to be haunted by ghosts of its past. Many apparitions have been seen here, including a well-dressed man in a brocade vest who glares in a hostile way. A woman and child believed to be the man’s wife and daughter also have been seen. Many other apparitions and phenomena have been reported here, including a whole phantom army that marches down the street. Private ghost tours are offered of the park.
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- Chestnut Hill Road
Harpers Ferry, WV
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- 39.32523782652392, -77.73860478431743
- Jefferson County, West Virginia
- Nearest Towns:
- Harpers Ferry, WV (0.0 mi.)
Bolivar, WV (0.8 mi.)
Sandy Hook, MD (1.5 mi.)
Garretts Mill, MD (3.4 mi.)
Dargan, MD (3.6 mi.)
Yarrowsburg, MD (4.5 mi.)
Brownsville, MD (5.7 mi.)
Brunswick, MD (6.0 mi.)
Shenandoah Junction, WV (6.0 mi.)
Rosemont, MD (6.2 mi.)
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