Harpers Ferry , West Virginia Travel Information

A historic town in Jefferson County, West Virginia, Harpers Ferry is best known for John Brown's raid - an abolitionist's attempt to instigate an armed slave revolution by seizing the town's United States Armory and Arsenal in 1859.
Nestled in the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers where West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland meet, Harpers Ferry is a historic town whose lower part is located within Harpers Ferry National Park.