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Travel Blogs from Harpers Ferry
... for their Voyage of Discovery. And if all that isn't enough to induce you to visit, it's also the place where the Appalachian Trail crosses from WV to Maryland, and where the Shenandoah River meets the Potomac on its way to the sea!
We started our visit to Harpers Ferry at the Appalachian Trail Center, where we picked up the Volkswalk map. This gave us a 5 or 10K ...
... we are set to depart. Everyone is quite enthusiastic as most adventures begin, but I can also clearly feel the apprehension and fear, especially with Emma.
At the start, there are 2 paths right next to each other – one is paved and one is dirt. In my infinite wisdom, I say we will start on the paved one as long as we can. Well, we ride for several miles and slowly the dirt trail separates, but we don't ...
teWelcome to Harper's Ferry. We have the distinction of being located at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Three
states, West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland meet in the area.
For it's location Harper's Ferry rowwas chosen by President George Washington to be the home of one of two United States Federal Arsenals.
It was because of this distinction that John Brown an abolitionist was drawn to Harper's Ferry. ...
... Bridge. It was really quite interesting, George Washington carved his initials in it and then Thomas Jefferson later bought the property. It is a huge structure, and it is still privately owned. There are a lot of things to see there, caverns, a wax museum, and a primitive village. It was so hot that all we did is walk around and under the bridge.
We went back to the parkway and drove it to the end, we were going to ...
... were great. The White Heart was the best pub we visited.
- Overall we were lucky that it didn't rain much. When it did rain, we usually was inside. But it was a bit nippy most of the days. I wore a coat most of the time. Though oddly stockings were the fashion for the women of Scotland.
- The British love their game shows, reality shows, and old American TV. And ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service