The Ancient Town In West Virginia That’s Loaded With Fascinating History

Buildings are more than just brick and mortar – they house history, they retain memory, they hold within them a tether to the past. Harpers Ferry has 100 historic buildings in it, each with a story to tell. Together, they tell a story that spans nearly three centuries.

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Have you ever visited this historic town? What other stories do you know about Harpers Ferry? Feel free to comment below and join the discussion.

To delve deeper into the history of Harpers Ferry, check out this little known ancient ruin that is one in a million.