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."
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.