Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Belle Boyd House
126 E. Race Street
—Built 1853 —
Built in 1853 by Benjamin Reed Boyd, a merchant, Confederate soldier and the father of Belle Boyd. Belle Boyd was a famous Confederate spy author and actress.
Location. 39° 27.584′ N, 77° 57.703′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of E Race Street and Spring Street, on the right when traveling east on E Race Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 E. Race Street, Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Belle Boyd House (a few steps from this marker); Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Shop Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Martinsburg Roundhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore and Ohio Roundhouse and Shop Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roundhouses and Shops / Railroad Strike of 1877 (about 600 feet away); Avenue of Flags Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Martinsburg (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Martinsburg.
Also see . . . Brief Biography of Belle Boyd. (Submitted on August 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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