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Address: 126 E. Race St., Martinsburg, WV
Phone Number: 304-267-4713
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A spy among us.

Explore this interesting part of the Civil War. Learn how Belle Boyd played an important role in the Civil War. The house to is interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Explore this interesting part of the Civil War. Learn how Belle Boyd played an important role in the Civil War. The house to is interesting.

Thank IItravelers
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Loaded with history, this is a must for locals and visitors alike. Recently the new home of the Martinsburg Visitors Bureau, the home is open at 9am for free tours. The MVB also provides a lot of guides and brochures that detail other historic sites in and around town, as well as hosting an annual Geocaching Trail that rewards each... More 

Thank poprox21
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

In assembling "gift" bags for those out-of-town guests attending my daughter's wedding, I found this place very helpful! There were plenty of brochures that gave our guests a chance to learn about our community and visit those places that were of interest to them!

Thank NancyW889
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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583 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is also the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitor's Bureau. The building is multipurpose. I had never heard of Belle Boyd before, but there are signs outside of this building, which she lived in for around 5 years, that give some information on her. Upon entering, we were greeted by a really nice woman who gave us a lot of... More 

Thank Kyle F
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This was a very interesting civil war history experience indeed. It was exceptionally well preserved piece of history.

Thank ebb e
West Milford, New Jersey
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87 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

As has been mentioned in other reviews, there in not a large collection of historical items on display in this house. Then again, the primary function of the structure is to house the Convention & Visitors Bureau - which it does quite well. It does have enough information on Belle Boyd to give an overview of her exploits during the... More 

1 Thank BBDY
gainesville, fl.
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114 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Site of the CVB, you get friendly help and a fascinating piece of history, thankfully saved from the wrecking ball.

Thank obilon-kanobe
Lancaster, VA
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I had heard of Belle Boyd, so it was fun to visit her house. We got a personal guided tour by the man working there.

2 Thank VABluedog
Blowing Rock, North Carolina, United States
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61 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Civil War buffs will enjoy visiting this house where Belle Boyd, the Confederate spy, lived for several years. The gentleman in charge was very helpful in explaining Belle's connection to General "Stonewall" Jackson. Their are photos and exhibits which are interesting. There is no charge.

2 Thank Earl D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,959 reviews
1,060 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,405 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I loved this house and the tour! The home itself and artifacts are fascinating, but best of all was my tour guide! He was so patient with me because I was on crutches, and his willingness to impart his knowledge was fabulous. I highly recommend a visit!

3 Thank WhitO5214

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