Current and Upcoming Events:
REGULAR HOURS OF OPERATION-
May 1-Oct. 31: Saturdays
10am - 5pm &
Sundays
12-5pm - Adam Stephen House and Triple Brick Museum are open.

ADAM STEPHEN ASSOCIATION LUNCHEON,
On the 1st Wednesday of each month
12:00 noon--
Luncheon meeting of the Association. Call 304-267-4434 for information.

TRI-STATE GROTTO MEETING
On the 2nd Wednesday of each month,
at 7 p.m.,
Tri-State Grotto, Chapter of the National Speleological Society, in the Triple Brick Building.

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS
On the 3rd Wednesday of each month,
at 7 p.m.,
Features Civil War topics each month, in the Triple Brick Building.


RELATED LINKS:



General Adam Stephen House Facebook Page

Adam Stephen's Waistcoat at the Smithsonian

Adam Stephen Tunnels Project (Video)

Adam Stephen House Tunnel Photosynth

General Adam Stephen Chapter, SAR

Martinsburg-Berkeley Co. Convention-Visitor Bureau

Berkeley County Historical Society

George Washington Heritage Trail

Ghosts of Shepherdstown

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Martinsburg Heritage Festival Events--May 2017
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Explore the town’s history and enjoy exhibits, tours, demonstrations, vendors, entertainment and activities during this celebration of Martinsburg's unique past and culture!

First 2 Weeks of May:
“Gallery on Main Street” artwork in storefronts, sponsored by Berkeley Art Works (116 North Queen Street) and Main Street Martinsburg.

Saturday, May 6, 2017:
9:00am-4:00pm-Jackson’s Raid at the Martinsburg Roundhouse. Access from train station at 229 East Martin Street. Living Village and guest speakers about Civil War medical services, the railroad in the Civil War, Belle Boyd and other Civil War spies, author of Civil War history books Bob O’Connor. $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6-18.
2:00pm-Cannon-fire and skirmish on the Martinsburg Roundhouse grounds, cavalry horses.
5:00pm-Civil War music by Jeff Greenawalt at the Martinsburg Roundhouse.
7:00pm-9:00pm-Civil War concert and dance at the Martinsburg Roundhouse; Period dancing will be taught. $5 admission.

Sunday, May 7, 2017:
10:00am-4:00pm-Jackson’s Raid at the Martinsburg Roundhouse. Living Village and guest speakers about General Jackson’s Raid on Martinsburg, Civil War medical services, the railroad in the Civil War, Belle Boyd and other Civil War spies, author of Civil War history books Bob O’Connor. $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6-18.
10:00am-Civil War period church service at the Martinsburg Roundhouse. Public invited.
2:00pm-Civil War music by Jeff Greenawalt at the Martinsburg Roundhouse.

Friday, May 12, 2017:
6:30pm-- Opening Ceremony at the Adam Stephen Monument in the 600 block of South Queen Street, conducted by patriotic groups and local organizations with Boy Scout Troop 25 Color Guard and bagpipe player Robert Mitchell. In case of rain, event will be held at the Triple Brick Museum at 313 East John Street.
8:00pm--Ghost tours: "Haunted History and Legends of Martinsburg," a 2-hour walking tour of ghost sites and scary stories of old town Martinsburg. Not recommended for under age 13. Tickets are $12. Reservations 304-261-7470.
8:00pm--"Shenandoah" at the Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 East Martin Street. Regular admission $17, students with ID $12. Reserve tickets 304-263-6766.

Saturday, May 13, 2017:
8:00-10:00am--Founding Fathers Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at the historic Trinity UM Church, 220 West Martin Street, sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 25. Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children under 13. Presentation by Fort Frederick State Park ranger Robert Ambrose on French& Indian War at 9:30.
10:00am-5:00pm--Historic site tours at participating sites including Adam Stephen House & Tunnels, Belle Boyd House, Boydville, Martinsburg Roundhouse, and Triple Brick Museum. Hours for tours may vary a little at some sites. The trolley will be providing free transportation between listed sites between 9:30am and 6:00pm.
--Adam Stephen House,309 East John Street,tours of house and Triple Brick Museum by the General Adam Stephen Memorial Association; tours of the tunnels by the Tri- State Grotto chapter of the National Speleological Society; French & Indian War soldier demonstration of Black-Powder Rifle by Harold "Gene" Butts; yard sale by the Adam Stephen Association; lunch and refreshments for sale by the Martinsburg Lions Club; small animal petting zoo and free pony rides for small children; blacksmith, spinning, and laundry house demonstrations; information booth by Berkeley Boarder Guards chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Exhibit of artwork showing local scenes painted by Mary Oakley Seibert and Sarah Duff Steptoe in the Triple Brick Museum.
--Belle Boyd House, 126 East Race Street, tours of the house and rose and herb gardens by Berkeley County Historical Society and the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau; tourist information center; living historians including Belle Boyd portrayed by Tricia Strader; guest speakers on the Lutheran/Reformed Cemetery and about World War I.
--Boydville, 601 South Queen Street, tours by Jonathon & Meagan Mann and Family & the Friends of Boydville; metal-detecting demonstration by Historical Artifact Recovery & Preservation Society; information on booking weddings & events at historic Boydville; information on Haunted History & Legends ghost tours.
--For the Kids, by George, Children's Musuem, at Caperton Train Station, 229 East Martin Street, general admission tickets $6 for children and adults.
--Martinsburg Roundhouse, access by bridge at train station, 229 East Martin Street, tours by Retired Railroad Workers.
1:00-3:00pm: Bluegrass band “Ernie Bradley and the Grassy Ridge Band” on the grounds of the Adam Stephen House, 309 East John St. Bring a lawn chair & enjoy!
1:00pm—“Hansel and Gretel” at the Wonderment Puppet Theatre, 411 West King Street, puppet performance. Admission: $6 for ages 2 and up.
2:00-3:00pm-The Bee-Hive, 205 North Queen Street, free activity for families with children “Make Mother’s Day Gifts” at 2:00pm. Doors open 1pm.
8:00pm--Haunted History and Legends of Martinsburg: Ghost Tour/ Paranormal Investigation of Boydville. Must be 18 years or older. Tickets are $15. Reservations 304-261-7470. Psychic and medium will meet with tour.
8:00pm--"Shenandoah" at the Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 East Martin Street. Regular admission $17, students with ID $12. Reserve tickets 304-263-6766.

Sunday, May 14, 2017: 9:00am-4:00pm--Belle Boyd House, 126 East Race Street, tours of the house by Berkeley County Historical Society and the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Convention and Visitors Bureau; Berkeley County tourist information available.
10:00-5:00pm--General Adam Stephen House, 309 East John Street, house tours and yard sale, exhibit of artwork showing local scenes painted by Mary Oakley Seibert and Sarah Duff Steptoe in the Triple Brick Museum.
1:00pm—“Hansel and Gretel” at the Wonderment Puppet Theatre, 411 West King Street, puppet performance. Admission: $6 for ages 2 and up.
2:30pm--"Shenandoah" at the Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 East Martin Street. Regular admission $14, students with ID $12. Reserve tickets 304-263-6766.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 19, 20, & 21: "Shenandoah" at the Apollo Civic Theatre, 128 East Martin Street. Regular admission $17 ($14 on Sunday), students with ID $12. Reserve tickets 304-263-6766.

Saturday, May 27, 2017: 1:00-3:00pm—Green Hill Cemetery Tour with stories of noted persons buried there, sponsored by Berkeley County Historical Society.

 
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