Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)

Abolitionist John Brown staged his 1859 raid on the U.S. Arsenal here, setting off events that led to the Civil War. Today the park re-creates the era with 20 restored buildings. Hiking trails overlook the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers. Daily 8 a.m.-5 p.m. except major holidays. $10 per car, $5 per person arriving on foot/bicycle (valid for three days).

Locations

Harpers Ferry, WV
United States