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Address: 126 E Race St, Martinsburg, WV 25401-4310
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amazing lady

Interesting tour. Eclectic assortment of artifacts upstairs. I enjoyed this. The history of Belle was highlighted by a lovely older resident of Martinsburg. She had been there... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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274 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Interesting tour. Eclectic assortment of artifacts upstairs. I enjoyed this. The history of Belle was highlighted by a lovely older resident of Martinsburg. She had been there since the house was saved from the demolition ball....so she was vested! Fun. Now I have to go to Wisconsin and see her grave.

Thank BlueFalconRidge
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on a whim and enjoyed the walk through. Lots of information and very knowledgeable caretaker.

Thank Lillian C
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Belle Boys house is a great place to visit if you're in the area. The people that work there are friendly and knowledgeable. However you can get through the entire visit from asking questions to walking through in about 20 minutes. This isn't a day or half day event so I wouldn't drive too much out of my way. Plus... More 

Thank Carolyn W
Alexandria Bay, New York
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175 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This was a very interesting site as I am a Civil War buff and she is well known around these circles. The house was in great condition and we had a tour from a employee. She was most interesting and helped us understand just how torn the area was between Union and Confederate sympathies during the war and after. There... More 

1 Thank Shawn H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3,250 reviews
1,786 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,883 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I am loving this house. The docent on duty (forgive me for not recalling his name!) was truly a fountain of knowledge. I was the only one on the tour at the time, so I got to ask lots of questions and spent some time talking with him about the more in-depth history of the house. I wanted to come... More 

2 Thank QuickWhitTravel
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

They bill it as "visitor center" but I was not overly impressed with it from that aspect. No city maps (I suppose everyone but me has GPS). The museum portion was nice, if you are into the Civil War.

Thank Steve P
washington dc
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310 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Good ole Belle. Famous female spy of the confederate. Great old house with nice garden. I can't wait to see it in the spring when it will be in bloom. Lots of history in the area. Be sure to stop and then go across the street to view the Roundhouse train building.

Thank weekendwonder1
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 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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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 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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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 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

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