We were on assignment as part of a series about day trips within an 80-mile radius of Fredericksburg. The stories will appear in our Discover magazine on May 24. Lou and I had visited Harpers Ferry a couple. us had planned to hike.

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3 HARPERS FERRY, WEST VIRGINIA. The Appalachian Trail passes through Harpers Ferry, a small town only 60-odd miles from Washington, D.C.

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Some say he helped spark the Civil War. But Harpers Ferry is more than that. It’s history set amid natural wonder. Beyond sightseeing, there’s tubing, kayaking, hiking and camping opportunities. The Appalachian trail drops into.

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He was such a joy to have know, and full of endless information from the best places to camp and hike, to the best back roads. they will be a great support for you. James Robin Merrill, Sr., 60, of Harpers Ferry, WV passed away on.

Elsewhere, towpaths, bike trails and hiking paths provide recreational activities. To enter the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, check in at the visitors center. A $10 per car fee is assessed, or waived if you have a senior NPS pass.

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Harpers Ferry has great shops and dining experiences. Where else can you do your Christmas shopping then take walk along the Shenandoah River or go on a hike to Maryland Heights?” said Dunn. This Christmas tradition originated.

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3 HARPERS FERRY, WEST VIRGINIA. The Appalachian Trail passes through Harpers Ferry, a small town only 60-odd miles from Washington, D.C.

Harpers Ferry, W.Va. — He lost the battle. Those who aren’t history buffs will find plenty to do here, as well, including glorious hiking, biking and white-water rafting. The 2,175-mile Appalachian Trail cuts straight through the center of.

A tragedy hit the tiny town of Harpers Ferry on July 23, 2015 when a fire destroyed three buildings that housed eight businesses and two apartments. The historic buildings dated back to the 1800s. "Everyone lost everything," said.

Stroll the picturesque streets, visit exhibits and museums, or hike the trails and battlefields. There’s a wide variety of experiences for visitors of all ages to come and discover at Harpers Ferry. Harpers Ferry witnessed the first.

Other than the ghosts – or like them – Harpers Ferry is dead at night, maybe because visitors are worn out from hiking, biking or rafting. Merchants say they don’t stay open because nobody comes to town, but one wonders if that’s.

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What a rush man!” Lightning Hopkins said as we hiked on. “If we had this adrenaline to hike on all day we’d be in Harpers Ferry this afternoon.” Or we could just click the heels of our hiking boots together.

GREAT FALLS, MD – On Saturday, February 7, 2015, Ray Smith of Shady Side, Maryland, and his co-leader, Paul Kiczek, of Morris Township, New Jersey plan to travel 50 miles by foot in one day. They will walk from Great Falls, Maryland.

This Sunday, the hiker may wear no clothes Some folks take it too far on Naked Hiking Day, other naturalists say Below: x Jump to discuss comments below

In this ultimate guide to America’s favorite footpath, find our picks for prime hiking and camping, and a complete plan to hiking the Appalachian trail.

I suggest people go to places like South Mountain (State Park), its ridge has a bunch of open trails; Greenbrier (State Park) has 11 miles of hiking, and Fort.

He and his party then rushed over the bridge and John Brown`s attack on Harpers Ferry had begun. The slaves he said he had come to free refused to join him, but militia companies from Virginia and Maryland were more than willing to.

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For the second year in a row The Harpers Ferry Fireflies won the National Granny Basketball. the Weglarz family of Cedar Rapids is planning its next hiking trip. John, Cindy and their children, Karl and Kate, hike together in many.

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