Martinsburg in Berkeley County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 39° 27.07′ N, 77° 57.937′ W. Marker is in Martinsburg, West Virginia, in Berkeley County. Marker is on South Queen Street (West Virginia Route 45) north of Buxton Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 S Queen St, Martinsburg WV 25401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Faulkner (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Belle Boyd Home Major General Adam Stephen (about 500 feet away); St. John's Catholic Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Norbourne Parish Cemetery (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Martinsburg.
More about this marker. The mansion and its grounds are the centerpiece of Martinsburg’s Boydville Historic District.
Also see . . . Boydville Website. Contains many photos of the historic site. (Submitted on May 10, 2007.)
Having been acquired in December 2005 for preservation of its open space and historical significance in the community, through funding support from the West Virginia Farmland Protection Board for Berkeley County and the Martinsburg city government, Boydville no longer functions as an Inn / B&B.
Information relating to Boydville may be found via www.boydville.com .
— Submitted May 10, 2007.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 3,006 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 30, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on May 14, 2015, by Linda Walcroft of Woodstock, Virginia.