Old Town Winchester
A marketplace for more than 250 years, Old Town Winchester cherishes its heritage. Visitors are welcomed here with the typical Virginia hospitality. Shopping in Old Town Winchester is an experience to be savored. Old Town is sure to have just what you are looking for from an mix of antiques, fine furnishings, gift items, local and regional works of art, and fine clothing. A visit to Old Town Winchester would not be complete without a stop at Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters Museum, George Washington’s Office Museum, & Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.
Old Court House Civil War Museum
20 North Loudoun Loudoun Street, Old Town Walking Mall, Winchester, VA 22604; (540) 542-1145Open: Frid-Sat 10AM-5PM / Sun 1PM-5PM;
The Museum, now open in its final home, the Frederick County Courthouse, tells the history of the war where over 600,000 Americans died. Exhibits look at the daily life of the soldier, major advances in battlefield technology, and the many splendid uniforms from the North and South that reflected the deep commitment the troops felt to their respective cause.
George Washington’s Office Museum
Corner of Braddock and Cork streets
The center room of George Washington’s Office Museum was used by Colonel George Washington, commander of the Virginia Regiment, as an office between September, 1755 and December, 1756 while he was building Fort Loudoun. The fort, located just north of downtown Winchester, was the largest of the series of forts Colonel Washington was building from the Potomac River to the North Carolina border to protect the colony of Virginia from Indian raids during the French and Indian War.
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley/ Glen Bernie Estate & Gardens
Patsy Cline Museum
Winchester is Patsy Cline’s home town and at this exhibit you will see many personal items and other items dealing with Winchester’s famous singing star. Coming soon……………………
http://www.winchesterva.gov Click on “Visitors”
Downtown Inns & B&B’s:
Nancy Shepherd House
Fuller House Inn
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