2.) A house on Potomac Street in Harper's Ferry is haunted by a boy spy sent by Union troops. When the Confederates caught wind of the plan, they found the boy and chased him into a house where their generals were meeting. There, they killed him. The local ghost tour says that this house rarely has an owner who stays very long.

2.) A house on Potomac Street in Harper's Ferry is haunted by a boy spy sent by Union troops. When the Confederates caught wind of the plan, they found the boy and chased him into a house where their generals were meeting. There, they killed him. The local ghost tour says that this house rarely has an owner who stays very long.

The Big and the Small of It    This is an old, undated photograph of Martin Van Buren Bates and two unidentified dwarfs. Mr. Bates, who stood 7'5" tall, was born in Kentucky to normal sized parents. During the United States Civil War, he served as a soldier in the Confederate Army. Union soldiers spoke of a giant of a Confederate soldier who was as "large as five soldiers and fought like fifty."

The Big and the Small of It This is an old, undated photograph of Martin Van Buren Bates and two unidentified dwarfs. Mr. Bates, who stood 7'5" tall, was born in Kentucky to normal sized parents. During the United States Civil War, he served as a soldier in the Confederate Army. Union soldiers spoke of a giant of a Confederate soldier who was as "large as five soldiers and fought like fifty."

4.) Near the battlefield of Antietam (or Sharpsburg), there have been numerous reports of ghostly soldiers being seen. Not only that, but passers by have heard the sounds of drums and gunfire.

4.) Near the battlefield of Antietam (or Sharpsburg), there have been numerous reports of ghostly soldiers being seen. Not only that, but passers by have heard the sounds of drums and gunfire.

This is a photo of a 19 year-old girl, who stopped aging at age 2, being held by her 17 year-old younger sister.  Her name is Brooke Greenberg, and her doctors have termed her condition "Syndrome X."

This is a photo of a 19 year-old girl, who stopped aging at age 2, being held by her 17 year-old younger sister. Her name is Brooke Greenberg, and her doctors have termed her condition "Syndrome X."

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888   SAD :'{

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 SAD :'{

Lizzie Borden was a woman who in 1892 was tried for axe-murdering her father and step-mother. She was eventually acquitted, so feel free to purchase the home where she laid her head for only $650,000. There's also apparently a Lizzie Borden-themed <a href="https://lizzie-borden.com/index.php/about-the-house/the-rooms.html">bed and breakfast</a> in the area that sounds like a real hoot.

Lizzie Borden was a woman who in 1892 was tried for axe-murdering her father and step-mother. She was eventually acquitted, so feel free to purchase the home where she laid her head for only $650,000. There's also apparently a Lizzie Borden-themed <a href="https://lizzie-borden.com/index.php/about-the-house/the-rooms.html">bed and breakfast</a> in the area that sounds like a real hoot.

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