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Belle Boyd Cottage

101 Chester St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3322
+1 540-636-1446
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I knew nothing about Belle Boyd when I visited this historic home. She only lived in this house for... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
via mobile
Inexpensive, unexpected pleasure

Belle Boyd Cottage is not an earth shaking historical site -- but it is worth a visit. The cottage... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Gretchen S
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101 Chester St, Front Royal, VA 22630-3322
+1 540-636-1446
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I knew nothing about Belle Boyd when I visited this historic home. She only lived in this house for a little over a year. The house actually belonged to her aunt and uncle and was moved in 1982 from its original location. Belle Boyd was...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Belle Boyd Cottage is not an earth shaking historical site -- but it is worth a visit. The cottage was home to a female Confederate spy (who sounds like she was quite a character). The cottage is staffed by volunteer docents from the historical society...More

1  Thank Gretchen S
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Front Royal Va. Is a treasure trove of finds for those that are driven by history enthusiasm.This is where a female spy resided. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and willing to spend the time to answer all questions.

Thank M7286DUdanm
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We went to Front Royal this time, just to see this attraction, because we plan to bring our grandchildren to it next summer. We LOVED seeing this museum. Nelly gave us a fabulous tour of the Belle Boyd Cottage, with an overview of Belle's life...More

2  Thank grand9mom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Belle Boyd was a brave and fearless young girl and woman who would do ANYTHING to help the Confederate cause during the Civil War. We toured the home on a Monday and my husband and I were the only ones there, so we got a...More

1  Thank MCSpaints
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Mrs. Corey made Belle Boyd come alive for our group. Her enthusiasm and knowledge were exceptional. I guarantee you will be pleasantly surprised by the history of Belle Boyd in the Civil War.

1  Thank bgrewe22
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This is the teaser for Balthis House. It was nice and the history with the house is neat but you need to do the full tour.

1  Thank 94prc
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We had a wonderful tour of Belle Boyd's cottage. This feisty and fascinating young confederate female spy lived in Front Royal during a pivotal time in her espionage career. The cottage was on a detour for us but well worth the time we spent there....More

1  Thank Retiredsmiling
Reviewed 31 October 2015

I LOVED Skyline Caverns and the Museums in Front Royal. The Skyline Caverns and it's surrounding area is so beautiful, and I enjoyed driving on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah Park. The Confederate Museum and Belle Boyd Cottage were very interesting. I am so glad that...More

1  Thank Silvia B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We spent a long weekend in the Front Royal area and we are glad we spent some time in town - not only for the Festival of Leaves but for the "Old Town" area under the auspices of the Warren Heritage Society. Old historic buildings...More

Thank RLAMyers
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