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Shepherdstown Mystery Walks

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Enjoy a historic ghost 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 historically-costumed guides who review history  by candlelit lantern from one haunted and historic location to the next.  

Make your ghost checklist now for this haunted ghost tour!


The Real Ghosts of Shepherdstown

Hear stories of residents who may have left this world, but not the town they lived in. This is a rich, scenic tour through historic Shepherdstown, the oldest town in West Virginia. Review its’ rich history with your guide includes early settlers, French/Indian War, Revolutionary War, Civil War, building of the C&O Canal, and history of life along the Potomac River.

Hear first hand ghost stories and the true history of this rich, colonial town.

A TripAdvisor Best Travelers Choice ghost walk.

This is the real ghosts of Shepherdstown.

We will walk a fast 1.5 hours and will cover 1 mile on easy terrain.


Strange History Unfolds

Ghosts, mystery, Hollywood, and famous authors! Talk about ghost tours near me!   

Indulge your senses as you tour through this quaint, historic, scenic town with an experience guide. 

Open year ’round 

Tours by reservation only.

Make reservations on line, or a fast

call 301/639-0351

$15 per person; 



Meet the Tour Mascot

For those of you who have toured with me, you are again seeing a fast old friend.  

For those of you yet to tour, Cecil is a mystery to be discovered.

Cecil provides comic relief while on the haunted ghost walk. 

This mystery walk is one of the best haunted tours in West Virginia because it highlights both the phenomenal history of our area, and the ghosts of Shepherdstown. Our Shepherdstown ghost tours and guides feature stories that are true history and which have been researched by the tour Founder. Included are two haunted cemetery tours where you will walk among the ghosts, unravelling the numerous ghost mysteries of Shepherdstown.

So if a finding a ‘best ghost tour near me’ is important to you…don’t miss this Shepherdstown Mystery Walk!

The Important Stuff

First thing: ENJOY SHEPHERDSTOWN!!!!! Second thing: Shepherdstown's restaurants are phenomenal.....but service may not be fast. Please allow yourself plenty of time to arrive at the tour start spot, at least 10 minutes before your scheduled tour to best allow you time to meet your guide. 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. 

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How I got started in the Paranormal

Hi!  Janet here, owner of Shepherdstown Mystery Walks haunted ghost, history and mystery tour.  This tour has been around for oh, over a decade now.  Even more

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Is Shepherdstown really haunted?

Questions I’m often asked during tours Another question I am asked quite often is….Is Shepherdstown really haunted? To that question, I answer a resounding “YES!”.

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