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If you are a Civil War buff, as my wife and I are, you must make it a point to visit Winchester, Virginia. The lovely Shenandoah Valley community changed hands over 70 times during the Civil War. There were three major battles. Stonewall Jackson had...More
This former court house in Old Town Winchester is a nice break from shopping, before or after a stop at Union Jack. Winchester was the site of a few Civil War battles, and this museum will tell the story of each. Learn about the battles...More
My wife isn't a history fan but enjoyed this museum. I am a fan of history and I loved this museum. During the Civil War, captured Union soldiers were held captive on the second floor of the courthouse. While there, many carved messages into the...More
Decades ago, Winchester was a common stop for our Family of Origin as we traveled to Washington, DC by car.
Winchester, VA always merits a visit when we are in MD, Eastern WV, or Northern VA.
One will not be disappointed with a Winchester visit,...More
The Museum is located in an old court house, a very nice neo-classical building with 4 tall columns covering the facade. This Georgian house changed hands multiple times during the Civil War and was used as a hospital, as a prison, and at times, as...More
I am grateful for the preservation of this facilty. Walking through it takes time, and you don't want to rush. You are actually standing on the same grounds where the soldiers stood...so thought provoking. Lots of reading and actual artifacts...when you step outside the museum,...More
This museum is on the Winchester walking mall. You can't miss it! Some of it has a spoken guide message at the start of the tour. Then you are on your own. It still blows my mind that conditions were so very much different not...More
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Here's a suggestion for Old Town Winchester, tells of the parking. There is a lot of parking around Old Town as well as a ramp, and it's so enjoyable to walk through. I'm not sure of the specific lot you speak of, but there... More
Here's a suggestion for Old Town Winchester, tells of the parking. There is a lot of parking around Old Town as well as a ramp, and it's so enjoyable to walk through. I'm not sure of the specific lot you speak of, but there is a page called old town winchester va - push the words together with the traditional ending-it has a great map for all the parking!