May 14, 2015


In Martinsburg, WV

southern mansion


"Built, 1812, by Elisha Boyd, general in the War of 1812, on land bought from Gen. Adam Stephen. Mansion noted for its fine workmanship. Home of his son-in-law, Charles J. Faulkner, Minister to France, and his grandson, U.S. Senator Faulkner."

Boydville was open for tours during Martinsburg Heritage Days. It is undergoing improvements and is used for events and even as a movie location.


  1. Historic markers are great. Tom The Backroads Traveller

  2. Lovely. I can see why it would be used as a movie location.


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