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Getaway Idea - Visit Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

By October 17, 2012

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Within a short drive from Washington, DC you can enjoy a day trip or weekend getaway to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia and combine a love of history and nature. Harpers Ferry, a national historic park known for John Brown's attack on slavery and the largest surrender of Federal troops during the American Civil War, covers over 2,300 acres and offers plenty of recreational opportunities. Visitors can enjoy a variety of scenic hiking trails and explore the historic town, museums, restaurants and craft shops.

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