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Harpers Ferry – Things to Do & Travel Guide
I live so close to Harpers Ferry but for some reason, I hadn’t been until during the pandemic. However, I was so pleasantly surprised to visit and see this centuries-old town for myself.
Harpers Ferry has a fairly straightforward history. The land belonged to a man named Robert Harper in 1750, and in 1761 he established a ferry to bring passengers into the Shenandoah Valley and farther west – thus the name Harpers Ferry. (the lack of an apostrophe was intentional) Being right at the corner of Maryland and Virginia (West Virginia didn’t exist until the Civil War), the … Continue reading
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