8 Truly Terrifying Ghost Stories That Prove Harpers Ferry Is The Most Haunted City In West Virginia

Harpers Ferry in the Eastern Panhandle is arguably the most historic town in West Virginia. It was a very important place during the Civil War. It was there that abolitionist John Brown staged an uprising in an attempt to overthrow the institution of slavery.

Because if its strategic location on the railroad troops from both sides of the Civil War moved through the town frequently. The town reportedly changed hands eight times between 1861 and 1865.

All that history is what makes Harpers Ferry so interesting and, as it turns out, so haunted. There are a lot of accounts of ghosts at Harpers Ferry, here are eight of them:

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