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Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Boarman House

208 S. Queen Street

 

— Built 1802 —

 
Boarman House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
1. Boarman House Marker
Inscription.  One of the earliest brick buildings constructed in Martinsburg. Home of Rear Admiral Charles Boarman, who served in the War of 1812 and the Civil War.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia, Martinsburg Historic Properties series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1802.
 
Location. 39° 27.358′ N, 77° 57.834′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of South Queen Street (West Virginia Route 9) and East King Street on South Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 South Queen Street, Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the City of Martinsburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Avenue of Flags Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Martinsburg (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's Catholic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Methodist Church
Boarman House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, April 15, 2019
2. Boarman House Marker
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Market House (about 600 feet away); Girlhood Home of Belle Boyd (about 600 feet away); Harry Flood Byrd (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jul. 4, 2022