Our Mission

We are dedicated to the collection, documentation, restoration, interpretation, and protection of the history of Berkeley County, West Virginia and to making it available for education, research and community purposes. The Society operates as an all-volunteer non-profit and receives no public funds.

Our Goals

Develop the Belle Boyd House as an education center

Create a depository for historical papers and materials

Restore and protect the artifacts, documents, and manuscripts

Write, research, publish and continue to develop architectural and genealogical materials for public access

Catalog and document all artifacts and items donated or loaned to the Berkeley County Historical Society.

News and Events

Sign up for our quarterly newsletter by emailing BCHS@historicberkeley.org

Happening Now

  • First Tuesday at the Berkely County Museum at the Belle Boyd House located at 126 E Race St on Tuesday: Come join us for First Tuesday at the Berkeley County Museum at the Belle Boyd House, Tuesday May 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. BCHS. The presentation will be 20-30 minutes long and will begin at 5:30..
  • May 18 & 19 Martinsburg Heritage Day: Visit the Berkeley County Historical Society Table during the event at the Martinsburg Roundhouse. Also visit the Berkeley County Museum at the Belle Boyd House  from 9 am - 4 pm. 
  • Membership Annual Picnic will be Saturday, June 22 at 3 pm at 3182 Harlen Springs.
  • The Berkeley County Museum at the Belle Boyd House is open 7 days a week. The museum is on the second floor and the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention & Visitors Bureu is located on the first floor. 
  • Please direct any questions or requests by email to bchs@historicberkeley.org


136 E Race St
Martinsburg, WV 25401

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1624
Martinsburg, WV 25402-1624

Contact Info

Phone: 304-267-4713
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