On the 162nd anniversary of the first day of John Brown’s “Harpers Ferry Invasion,” this tour brings to life the landscape of a dramatic event in the Harpers Ferry story. Add lesser-known trails and perspectives to the well-known headlines of this pivotal event in American history.
Our guide David Fox served as an interpretive park ranger at Harpers Ferry for 30 years, retiring in 2018. He is interested in everything the park has to offer but especially John Brown’s raid, African American history and the intersection of natural and cultural history.
2 miles across Lower Town Harpers Ferry, Virginius and Halls islands. Uneven steps and tripping hazards; not accessible.