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Belle Boyd Cottage

101 Chester Street, Front Royal, VA 22630, USA

This 1860 interpretation of a middle-class house emphasizes the life of famed Confederate spy Belle Boyd. The information she gathered helped General Jackson win the Battle of Front Royal.


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From Washington, D.C., take I-66 west. Take exit 13 (Linden/Front Royal), then go 5 miles on Route 55 west to Route 522. Turn right and follow Route 522 (Commerce Street) into Front Royal; turn left onto Main Street and right onto Chester Street.

Visitor Services

Gift shop, archives, guided tours.

Regular Events

Saturday nearest May 23, Battle of Front Royal Tour; second Saturday in October, Festival of Leaves.

Plan Your Visit

Admission Fee

Individuals (10+) $3.00, or $5.00/ person with tour of Balthis House.


Monday-Friday: 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.; or by appointment.



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