Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 39° 11.194′ N, 78° 9.986′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Braddock Street (U.S. 11) and Piccadilly Street, on the right when traveling south on Braddock Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 Braddock Street, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Handley Library (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Lot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); President William McKinley (about 500 feet away); Loyal Quaker and Brave Slave (about 600 feet away); Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron (approx. 0.2 miles away); Catherine B. Conrad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick County Courthouse Colonel James Wood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daniel Morgan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lord Fairfax (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Also see . . . Sheridan's Ride. Mentioned on the marker, this was the start point for Sheridan's famous ride. The ride was later romanticized in poetry and painting. Stories run in Northern newspapers at the time raised morale and helped ensure Abraham Lincoln's re-election. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,636 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.