Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
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. Touch 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. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map 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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 8, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.