The Ledge House & Canal House

280 Henry Clay Street, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, 25425, United States | B&B
Prices starting from $95.00
 

Travel Blogs from Harpers Ferry

We take a slight detour

A travel blog entry by oregonnscaler

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... up on some Netflix, but couldn't get a Netflix signal over their Wi-Fi, so settled on reading and listening to K106.7 on I Heart Radio over the Wi-Fi. Kind of cool to listen to stuff going on back home.

Tomorrow we head south again to Roanoke, via the Shenandoah National Park, and get to spend the next 5 nights in a hotel. In some ways I'm really looking forward to it, in other ways not. But the train show should be fun.

I'll keep you all posted.
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Battle of Harpers Ferry

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... ridge which saw the main action of the battle.

Everywhere the Union army went in the South, blacks would flock for freedom. They would become 'contraband' to the north as they were deemed property. Many did paid work for the army, but if the Union lost the battle then the contraband went back South and often faced horrendous treatment and long arduous journeys. There is evidence that even freed black persons were rounded up and sent South.


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Harpers Ferry

A travel blog entry by andreatravels

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... rebellion. He was probably naive to think that people beaten down and frightened by centuries of slavery would rise up and follow someone they didn't really know. He and his men held out for a while in the former fire station now known as John Brown's fort, but eventually he was captured and hanged.



Another piece of history that passes through this area is the ...

Great Allegheney Passage Bike Trip – Day 1

A travel blog entry by mcgovern

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... and Katelyn are yelling at me, she come to my defense and says, “Come on guys, it is not Dad’s fault and he is doing his best. We can still make it.” Wow…Emma who was the most scared to begin just blew me away with her maturity! Sure enough, the other girls quickly recovered and we backtracked the painful 5 miles only to be sitting in the exact spot that we began…only now there is no RV, it ...

The journey begins

A travel blog entry by peter.oistad

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... that, its so much more than the destination. ------ I sit here once again at Dulles International Airport..awaiting a flight to Paris, France and then another onto Nairobi Airport in Kenya. I can feel every sense and every endorphin coursing through my veins. I have a feeling forcing myself to sleep and pre-acclimate to the time zone change will be difficult. Its been too long and my passport has been too neglected. The Road calls. ...

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