This Tiny Town In West Virginia Has The Most Fascinating Past

There’s a tiny town in the easternmost corner of West Virginia where big things happened. The area that eventually became Harpers Ferry was first settled in 1733, and has built up plenty of fascinating history ever since. The historic parts of the town are well-preserved, and you can get up close to where important events happened. Take a look!

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With all its history, Harpers Ferry has collected a few spooky tales of the years. Read more about some of the scariest Harpers Ferry ghost stories.