Harpers Ferry National Historic Park is best known in history for being the venue of John Brown's attack on slavery where the largest number of Federal troops surrendered during the American Civil War.
Harpers Ferry town is situated in Jefferson County, West Virginia, on the U.S. Route 340, barely 90 minutes from Washington, DC. It is the meeting ground of three states— Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland.
It spans an area of over 2,300 acres and visitors here can enjoy several hiking trails and explore the scenic and historic town of Harpers Ferry for museums, guided tours, restaurants and souvenir shops ...
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