TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award Winner 2021 and 2022!
OPEN YEAR ROUND
A tour along the concealed, shadowy streets of Shepherdstown with history of the dead....and the not quite dead....those ghosts who still occupy the homes and land of this beautiful, quaint town. Experience Shepherdstown, WV with a historically-costumed guide who leads you by candlelit lantern from one haunted and historic location to the next.
Hear stories of residents who may have left this world on the tour, but not the town they lived in. This is a rich, scenic tour through historic Shepherdstown, the oldest town in West Virginia. Its' rich history includes early settlers, French/Indian War, Revolutionary War, Civil War, building of the C&O Canal, and history of life along the Potomac River.
Ghosts, mystery, Hollywood, and famous authors!
Indulge your senses as you tour through this quaint, historic, scenic town.
Open year 'round
Tours by reservation only.
Make reservations on line, or
$15 per person;
not recommended for children under 13 due to content!!
The town closed 1 graveyard to pets; however, I make sure you still get the full experience at this location if you bring a pet.
Meet in front of the Historic White Library in the center of town. 100 E German Street.
TOURS ARE RAIN OR SHINE! PLEASE COME PREPARED.
See Important Stuff below.
For those of you who have toured with me, you are again seeing an old friend.
For those of you yet to tour, Cecil is a mystery to be discovered.
Come...stay at this historic gem in Shepherdstown: https://thomasshepherdinn.com/
The Thomas Shepherd Inn is in a great location, easily walkable to shopping, dining, exploring and experiencing everything Shepherdstown has to offer.
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We recommend Alma Bea Restaurant, Bavarian Inn, Blue Moon Cafe, Devonshire Arms, Kome, Lilah, Maria's Taqueria, MJs on German, Pioneer Popcorn, Press Room, Rock Hill Creamery, Shepherdstown Sweet Shop Bakery, and Tommy's Pizza.
First thing: ENJOY SHEPHERDSTOWN!!!!!
Second thing: Shepherdstown's restaurants are phenomenal.....but service may take a little longer than typical. Please allow yourself plenty of time to arrive at the tour start spot, at least 10 minutes before your scheduled tour.
TOURS DEPART ON TIME!
Once you make your reservation, you have 48 hours to request a refund as long as the tour is not scheduled within that time frame.
We require at least 24 hour notice before the tour starts in order to issue refunds. We will not issue refunds 24 hours/of your tour, since we have held that space specifically for you and have limited spaces available.
No-Call/No-Show on the customer’s part: If you do not show up to a tour, you will be marked as a no-show. If you are unable to attend the tour, cannot find the tour location, or for any other reason you do not attend the tour, you will be marked as a no-show. There are no refunds issued to no-call no-shows.