“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Winchester, Virginia

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1 Virginia, Winchester — 114th New York Volunteer InfantrySept. 3. 1862 - June 8. 1865. — 1st Brigade - First Division - 19th Army Corps —
(Back):Erected by the State of New York In honor of her sons of the 114th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry,A tribute to their devotion to duty, their unfaltering courage and glorious sacrifices. Tested on many fields, their valor was most . . . Map (db m26027) HM
2 Virginia, Winchester — 123rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry
In Memory of 123rd Regt. O.V.I. 6th Corps 24th Corps 1862 - 1899Map (db m26567) HM
3 Virginia, Winchester — 12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment
(Front):Connecticut's tribute to her fallen heroes erected Oct. 19, 1896. (Right Side):12th Regiment C.V. organized Sept. 16. 1861. Mustered out Aug. 12. 1865. (Left Side):Engagements Georgia Landing, La. Oct. 27. 1862. Capture . . . Map (db m26516) HM
4 Virginia, Winchester — 13th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment
(Front):13th. Regt. Conn. Vols. (Back):Georgia Landing La. Oct. 27, 1862. Irish Bend La. Apr. 14, 1863. Vermillion Bayou La. Apr. 17, 1863. Siege of Port Hudson May 24, to July 9, 1863. Cane River La. Apr. 22, 1864. Mansura La. May 16, . . . Map (db m26519) HM
5 Virginia, Winchester — 14th New Hampshire Regiment
(Front): New Hampshire erects this monument to the memory of her brave sons of her 14th Regiment who fell in battle Sept. 19, 1864 upon this field and are here buried in one common grave. Capts. W.H. Chaffin. W.A. Fosgate. Lieuts. H.S. Paul. . . . Map (db m81313) WM
6 Virginia, Winchester — 18th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment
. . . Map (db m81314) HM
7 Virginia, Winchester — 1st Battle of Winchester
May 25, 1862 General Stonewall Jackson with 16,000 Confederates defeated General N.P. Banks and 6,000 Federals. On May 24, at Middletown, 12 miles South, Jackson attacked Banks’ army withdrawing toward Winchester, cutting off the rear guard and . . . Map (db m2594) HM
8 Virginia, Winchester — 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry
(Front):3rd Mass. Cavalry Sheridan's Valley Campaign 1864 Casualties Killed and Wounded 207 Erected Sept. 19, 1888 (Back):3rd Mass. Cavalry 19th CorpsMap (db m26381) HM
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9 Virginia, Winchester — 6th Army Corps
(Inscription on Front):Brig. Gen. David A. Russell U.S. Vols. 1st Div. 6th Army Corps Major 8th U.S. Infty. Bvt. Maj. Genl. U.S.A. Born, Salem, N.Y. Dec. 10, 1820 Killed in Action Opequon, Va. Sept. 19, 1864. (Back):Erected By The . . . Map (db m26565) HM
10 Virginia, Winchester — A "Malicious Design"Burning the Winchester Medical College
This is the former location of the Winchester Medical College. In the spring of 1862, Union soldiers from Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's command allegedly entered the building and discovered a partially dissected African American boy. They also found . . . Map (db m126603) HM
11 Virginia, Winchester — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m130014) HM
12 Virginia, Winchester — A View of Winchester in 1745 - The Four Public Lots
Winchester, originally known as Frederick Town, was officially founded in 1744 by Col. James Wood. It was the first British town established west of the Blue Ridge mountains and in believed to have looked something like this. These four public lots . . . Map (db m26873) HM
13 Virginia, Winchester — Abram’s Delight“Best wishes to all at your house”
The oldest dwelling in Winchester, Abram’s Delight experienced the passage of both Union and Confederate armies during the war. Although the property stood in the path of the First Battle of Winchester on May 25, 1862, it survived and now . . . Map (db m2606) HM
14 Virginia, Winchester — Abram’s Delight
Abram’s Delight is the oldest home in Winchester. 582 acres of land was granted to Abraham Hollingsworth in 1734. The first log house on the site was replaced by the present stone structure built in 1754 by Isaac Hollingsworth, a Quaker, son of . . . Map (db m2616) HM
15 Virginia, Winchester — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . Map (db m140371) HM WM
16 Virginia, Winchester — Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd1888 - 1957
The Winchester native attended the Virginia Military Institute, The University of Virginia, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy, 1912. He was a pioneer aviator and Polar explorer. In 1926, he was the first to fly over the North Pole for . . . Map (db m26876) HM
17 Virginia, Winchester — AlabamaRoster of Her Fallen Heroes
Sgt. Virgil May Jr. - Alfred C Bond D C Rankin - Wm D Galloway Theo J Lester - Sgt W H Thomas Capt Wm B Hunt - G W Hanna J Thomas - Wm Wyeth Cpl Robt W Yeldell - I Culver Henry S Smith - J Furguson J H Trawick - P S McLory F M Yancy - F Holtz Ben F . . . Map (db m26843) HM
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18 Virginia, Winchester — ArkansasDeo Vindice
In memory of Her sons of the 3rd Arkansas Infantry CSA Joseph R. Bartlett, Co. D Unknown William C. Arnold, Co. H Christopher Columbus McClure, Co. C …. Watson Mathhew Chavis, Co. A James W. More, Co. I John Young, Co. E . . . Map (db m117484) WM
19 Virginia, Winchester — Birthplace of James Wood, Junior
Governor of Virginia 1796 - 1799 Map (db m89941) HM
20 Virginia, Winchester — Braddock Cannon
(Left Side): This monument marks the trail taken by the army of General Braddock, which left Alexandria April 9, 1755 to defend the western frontier against the French and Indians. Erected by the Society of Colonial Dames of America in the . . . Map (db m2649) HM
21 Virginia, Winchester — Braddock Street Methodist Church Reported permanently removed
"To Serve the Present Age" - Charles Wesley From Court House to Church Thirty-two charter members met July 24, 1858, in the Frederick County Court House and were organized as a congregation of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, . . . Map (db m7342) HM
22 Virginia, Winchester — Braddock Street United Methodist Church"All gifts, all hands, all doers of the Word"
The mission of the 11 million member United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The congregation here at Braddock Street United Methodist Church embraces this charge through extensive . . . Map (db m150628) HM
23 Virginia, Winchester — Cannon Ball House
Former Site of Cannon Ball House During the Civil War this Cannon Ball From Star Fort passed entirely through this house in 1862Map (db m171231) HM
24 Virginia, Winchester — Cannon Used by George Washington
Cannon used by George Washington in defence of Fort Loudoun 1756 Map (db m150625) HM WM
25 Virginia, Winchester — Catherine B. Conrad1836–1902
This house was built for Kate Conrad in 1889. Member of a prominent Winchester family, she devoted her life to educational and religious activities. She was an administrator for the Slater Trust of Boston, which sought to educate former slaves . . . Map (db m5599) HM
26 Virginia, Winchester — Centenary Reformed Churchof The Reformed Church in the United States
A congregation was organized in Winchester following a visit in 1748 from the Eminent Dr. Michael Schlatter, missionary from the Classis of Amsterdam, Holland, to the Reformed congregations in America. The erection of the first house of worship . . . Map (db m134243) HM
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27 Virginia, Winchester — Colonel James Wood
Colonel James Wood, the founder of Winchester, was a native of the ancient city of the same name in England. He laid out and founded the new town prior to 1740. It received a charter of incorporation from the colonial legislature in February 1752. . . . Map (db m26892) HM
28 Virginia, Winchester — Confederate Memorial
In lasting honor of every Confederate soldier from Winchester and Frederick County who faithfully served the SouthMap (db m150619) WM
29 Virginia, Winchester — Dangerous LiaisonRisky Hometown Espionage Leads to Union Victory
You are standing at the site of 24-year-old Quaker schoolteacher Rebecca Wright's home, the location of Civil War intrigue. On September 16, 1864, Thomas Laws, an enslaved man from neighboring Clarke County, arrived at the Wright house carrying a . . . Map (db m226364) HM
30 Virginia, Winchester — Daniel Morgan House1786
In 1802 General Morgan died in this home built by George F. Norton in 1786. The house has been carefully nurtured over the centuries by the Boyd, Sherrard, Massie, Smith, Gaunt and Schember families.Map (db m2650) HM
31 Virginia, Winchester — Dr. Taylor F. FinleyDentist, Teacher, Recreation Center Operation
Birth: June 5, 1901 Death: February 5, 1957 Dr. Finley, whose dental office was located at 232 East Piccadilly Street from 1936 until the 1950s, was the black community's only practicing dentist beginning in 1928. He also taught science and . . . Map (db m96111) HM
32 Virginia, Winchester — Early 19th Century Stone Building
Formerly at this site stood an early 19th century stone building which was relocated to 26 S. Loudoun Street in 2004Map (db m171232) HM
33 Virginia, Winchester — Eighth Vermont Volunteers
Honor the Brave Erected to commemorate the Bayonet Charge of the Eighth Vermont Vol's. led by Genl. Stephen Thomas Sept. 19, 1864. Committed to the care of those once a brave foe. Now our generous friends gift of Comrade Herbert E. Hill Boston . . . Map (db m26564) HM
34 Virginia, Winchester — First Battle of Winchester
May 25, 1862 between Confederates under Brig. Gen. T.J. “Stonewall” Jackson and the Federals under Maj. Gen. N.P. Banks began just south of this site. The Federals were driven in retreat through Winchester’s streets with loss of stores and many . . . Map (db m2591) HM
35 Virginia, Winchester — A-5 — First Battle of Winchester
On May 24, 1862, Confederate forces under Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson pursued Major General Nathaniel Banks’ Union Army from Strasburg to Winchester. Banks made a stand south of Winchester, posting one of two infantry brigades on . . . Map (db m2570) HM
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36 Virginia, Winchester — A-7 — First Battle of Winchester
Here Stonewall Jackson, in the early morning of May 25, 1862, halted his advance guard and observed the union position.Map (db m7341) HM
37 Virginia, Winchester — First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church, whose mission is "Serving Christ and neighbor in the heart of Winchester and beyond," began in 1788 when a group of Presbyterians built "Old Stone" church, still standing at 306 E. Piccadilly Street. General Daniel . . . Map (db m150622) HM
38 Virginia, Winchester — Florida1861 - 1865
(Left Side):Their names shall never forgotten be while honor calls the roll (Right Side):Florida's daughters to her brave sons.Map (db m26848) HM
39 Virginia, Winchester — Fort Loudoun
In 1756, during the French and Indian War, Col. George Washington proposed, designed, and supervised construction of the largest and most formidable fort on Virginia’s colonial frontier. Equipped with 24 pieces of artillery, the fort served as Col. . . . Map (db m2654) HM
40 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4-k — Fort Loudoun
Here in May 1756, overlooking the frontier town of Winchester, construction began on Fort Loudoun during the period of the French and Indian War (Seven Year’s War in Europe). The fort, named for John Campbell, earl of Loudoun, was a square . . . Map (db m2653) HM
41 Virginia, Winchester — Frederick County CourthouseWitness to War
During the Civil War, the Union and Confederate armies each used the Frederick County Courthouse as a hospital and a prison. Cornelia McDonald, a local citizen, nursed the wounded here after the First Battle of Kernstown on March 23, 1862. She . . . Map (db m2659) HM
42 Virginia, Winchester — General Daniel Morgan
The people of Winchester, Virginia, dedicate this memorial to the patriotism and valor of General Daniel Morgan in the cause of American Independence Revolutionary War Soldier & Patriot Daniel Morgan Brigadier General - . . . Map (db m235357) HM WM
43 Virginia, Winchester — George Washington
In March of 1748, George Washington, at age sixteen, arrived in Winchester, then called Frederick Town. During the next four years, he worked as a surveyor throughout the colonial Virginia frontier.Map (db m2647) HM
44 Virginia, Winchester — George Washington Lot
Site of lot 77 purchased by George Washington May 15, 1753. Sold by his executors on June 17, 1805 to Dr. Robert MacKey, surgeon in the American Revolution. A blacksmith shop located here made iron work for Fort Loudoun. The lot was 119 ft. on . . . Map (db m2662) HM
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45 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4-h — George Washington’s Out-Lot
Here was located George Washington’s five-acre out-lot from Thomas Lord Fairfax, Baron of Cameron, by grant of 15 May 1753. Fairfax also granted him a companion in-lot 77 at North Braddock Street and Fairfax Lane. The out-lot was number 16 of 80 in . . . Map (db m2661) HM
46 Virginia, Winchester — George Washington's Political Career Began on this Site
On July 24, 1758, at the first Frederick County Court House on this site, Colonel George Washington, age 26, was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses. This was the first elective office of the young commander of Virginia's forces here to guard . . . Map (db m26889) HM
47 Virginia, Winchester — Georgia
(Front):Erected A.D. 1894 by the people of Georgia to 290 of her sons who lie in this cemetery. (Right Side): "The brave die never being deathless. They but change their country's arms for more - their country's heart." . . . Map (db m26685) HM
48 Virginia, Winchester — Glen Burnie"Winchester is a very pleasant place to stay in, sir."
This historic Shenandoah Valley home, known as Glen Burnie, is the homestead of Col. James Wood, who founded Winchester on a portion of his land in 1744. Wood’s son, Robert, began the present house in 1794, but the estate was home to the Wood-Glass . . . Map (db m2665) HM
49 Virginia, Winchester — Glen Burnie
This site, known as Glen Burnie, is the homestead of Col. James Wood, who founded Winchester on a portion of his land in 1744. Wood’s son, Robert, began the present house in 1793, but the estate was home to the Wood-Glass families from the 1730s . . . Map (db m142560) HM
50 Virginia, Winchester — Handley Library
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51 Virginia, Winchester — Hill's Keep
This early 19th century stone building originally stood at 8 E. Cork Street and was relocated to this site in 2004.Map (db m150623) HM
52 Virginia, Winchester — Home of Colonel James Wood, Sr.
First Clerk of the Court Frederick County, Virginia 1743 Founder of Winchester 1744Map (db m159189) HM
53 Virginia, Winchester — Jackson’s HeadquartersI am quite comfortable
Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, commanding the Shenandoah Valley military district, lived in this house from mid-November 1861 through early March 1862. Here he planned a winter campaign against Union forces at Romney and . . . Map (db m2540) HM
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54 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4f — Jackson’s Headquarters
This house was used by Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, then commanding the Valley District, Department of Northern Virginia, as his official headquarters from November 1861, to March, 1862, when he left Winchester to begin his famous Valley Campaign.Map (db m2519) HM
55 Virginia, Winchester — Jacob Baker Lot And Virginia City Addition“We make it our business to procure suitable boarding houses”
Between 1900 and 1930, the population of Winchester more than doubled as the result of the town’s industrial growth. The Virginia Woolen Company and Lewis Jones Knitting Mill made it their practice to ensure board for their employees near the mills. . . . Map (db m96108) HM
56 Virginia, Winchester — Jacob H. Yost Building
Erected in 1872 by Col. F.W.M. Holliday (Governor of Virginia, 1878–1882) on land originally owned by Lord Fairfax, this building often referred to as “Lawyer's Row,” was completely renovated and restored in 1974 by the Farmers and . . . Map (db m90155) HM
57 Virginia, Winchester — James R. Wilkins, Sr.A Vision for the Future — Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum —
Born in Virgilina, Virginia, in 1910, James R. Wilkins, Sr. rose from humble beginnings, moving from job to job as a construction worker to become a community leader in the Shenandoah Valley. While working for the forest service in 1933, Mr. . . . Map (db m172596) HM
58 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4-j — John Kirby, Jazz Musician
Born on 31 Dec. 1908, John Kirk (John Kirby) was raised here by the Rev. Washington Johnson. He learned to play the piano and trombone and then moved to Baltimore in the 1920s where he picked up the tuba and bass. In New York City by 1930, he played . . . Map (db m137523) HM
59 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4b — Joist Hite and Braddock / Winchester
Joist Hite and Braddock. By this road, then an Indian trail, Joist Hite and his followers came to make the first permanent settlement in this section, 1732. In 1755, General Edward Braddock of the British army, accompanied by George . . . Map (db m34091) HM
60 Virginia, Winchester — Kernstown BattlefieldA Unique Civil War Site
The nearly three-hundred-year-old farm in front of you was the site of two major battlefields—First and Second Kernstown—as well as the opening scenes of the Second Battle of Winchester and several smaller engagements. The Hoge family . . . Map (db m159184) HM
61 Virginia, Winchester — Korean War Memorial
In lasting memory of all those who served our country during the Korean War The monument honors by name the men from this area who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of freedom KOREAN WAR Korean War Veterans killed in action . . . Map (db m235674) WM
62 Virginia, Winchester — Lee Snyder LovettAttorney at Law
The First Woman to Practice Law In the City of Winchester From 1947 to 1987 Maintained Her Office In this BuildingMap (db m150630) HM
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63 Virginia, Winchester — Little-Holiday House137 West Boscawen Street
This beautiful stone home was built in 1800 by James Little (1769-1834), a local merchant, and remained in this family until 1853. It was purchased in 1860 by Robert Holiday (1809-1893), a leader in the Lutheran Church. His sister, Helen Holliday . . . Map (db m91883) HM
64 Virginia, Winchester — Lord Fairfax
At sometime prior to the incorporation of Winchester, Thomas Lord Fairfax, Baron of Cameron, and at one time a Justice of the County of Frederick, dedicated to the public uses of the square which is bounded by Court House Avenue and the streets . . . Map (db m26894) HM
65 Virginia, Winchester — LouisianaC.S.A.
(Front):To the Soldiers of Louisiana who died for the South in the Valley Campaign. This monument has been erected in memory of their noble, daring and heroic endurance in their country's cause. (Left Side):Sleep in peace with kindred . . . Map (db m26847) HM
66 Virginia, Winchester — Loyal Quaker and Brave SlaveRebecca Wright and Thomas Laws Reported missing
In September 1864, U.S. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan heard rumors that Confederate forces had left the Shenandoah Valley to rejoin Gen. Robert E. Lee’s army at Petersburg. Wanting to confirm this information before attacking Gen. Jubal A. Early’s army, . . . Map (db m226362) HM
67 Virginia, Winchester — Lutheran Pioneers
To the Glory of God and in Memory of Lutheran Pioneers. Erected by members and friends of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Winchester, Va. 1938. These walls are the sacred ruins of the first Lutheran Church erected in Winchester - "Die teutsche . . . Map (db m26857) HM
68 Virginia, Winchester — Major General Daniel Morgan
Fought everywhere, was beaten nowhere. Major General Daniel Morgan Response Letter to Congress, c. 1798 The Epitaph on Daniel Morgan's original grave marker at this site: Major General Daniel Morgan On July 6th, 1802 in the 67th year of . . . Map (db m4740) HM
69 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4-m — Mary Greenhow Lee(1819 - 1907)
On this site lived Mary Greenhow Lee, whose extensive diary survives as one of the most informative records of daily life in Civil War Virginia. Lee chronicled military engagements, home front hardships, and the erosion of slavery. An ardent . . . Map (db m92373) HM
70 Virginia, Winchester — Maryland
(Front):To the memory of Her Sons who fell on Virginia's Soil (Left Side):Unheralded Unorganizaed Unarmed They came for conscience sake and died for right (Back):Alike in blood. Alike in faith. They sleep alike the last . . . Map (db m26849) HM
71 Virginia, Winchester — Massachusetts
(Left Side Plaque):To the valor of the sons of Massachusetts who gave their lives for the Union in the Shenandoah Valley 1861-1865 (Right Side Plaque):2d Mass. Vol. Infantry 26th Mass. Vol. Infantry 30th Mass. Vol. Infantry 34th Mass. . . . Map (db m26078) HM
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72 Virginia, Winchester — Memorial to the Unknown and Unrecorded Dead
(Front):To the Unknown and Unrecorded Dead.(Left Side):Erected. A.D. 1879. By the people of the South. To the 829 unknown Confederate dead who lie beneath this mound. In grateful remembrance of their heroic virtues. And that their . . . Map (db m26852) HM
73 Virginia, Winchester — Miller Drug StoreC. 1780 & 1814
In 1806 Godfrey Miller II moved the apothecary, founded in 1764 by his father to this site. Known as the oldest continuing family run drug store in the USA, it thrived during the Civil War until 1990.Map (db m150629) HM
74 Virginia, Winchester — Mississippi
In a tangle of willows without light The singular screech-owl's tight Invisible lyric seeds the mind With the furious murmur of their chivalry Ode to the Confederate Dead By Allen Tate Jos. Richards - Sergt. J.F. Forbes - C. Griffin . . . Map (db m81315) HM
75 Virginia, Winchester — North Carolina Confederate Dead
N.C. Confederate DeadMap (db m26840) HM
76 Virginia, Winchester — 132 — Old Stone Presbyterian ChurchErected 1788 — American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site —
Branch of Opequon Church (organized 1736) Congregation organized, 1800, with 40 members; Rev. William Hill, D.D., Minister; Elders: Col. Henry Beatty, John Bell, James Holliday, Joseph Gamble, Robert Gray. Synod of Virginia met here, . . . Map (db m122173) HM
77 Virginia, Winchester — Original Land Grant
Original land grant patent dated 1753 from the right honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax for two lots (#82 & #83) on which was built the old log church. Now the site is the Evangelical and Reformed portion of Mt. Hebron Cemetery, property of Centenary . . . Map (db m26854) HM
78 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4i — Patsy Cline: Country Music Singer
Patsy Cline (Virginia Patterson Hensley), world-famous singer, lived in this house. She was born in Winchester Memorial Hospital on 8 Sept. 1932. On 21 Jan. 1957 she won Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts national television show’s competition singing . . . Map (db m2248) HM
79 Virginia, Winchester — Peggy Wolfe McKee, Mary Bruce Glaize, Martha Wolfe[Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum Founders]
In 1994, Peggy, Mary Bruce, and Martha dreamed of establishing a children's science museum in Winchester. Sparking creativity and igniting curiosity was their vision. Two years later, on April 20, 1996, their perseverance and dedication resulted in . . . Map (db m150624) HM
80 Virginia, Winchester — Pennsylvania
Mourns her known and unknown dead, peacefully sleeping here, who gave up their lives that the nation they loved so dearly should not "perish from off the earth."Map (db m26566) HM
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81 Virginia, Winchester — Photos of Old Town Winchester[North Loudoun Street]
[Marker features a series of historic photos. Captions follow:] 125 North Loudoun Street, c. 1890 Nail family at 141 North Loudoun Street, c. 1900 201 North Loudoun Street, Interior (bank), c. 1900 20 North Loudoun Street . . . Map (db m150632) HM
82 Virginia, Winchester — Photos of Old Town Winchester[South Loudoun Street]
[Marker features a series of historic photos. Captions follow:] 13, 15, 17 South Loudoun Street Fire, 1934 115 South Loudoun Street, c. 1960 120 South Loudoun Street looking north, c. 1890 18 South Loudoun Street (barber shop) . . . Map (db m150635) HM
83 Virginia, Winchester — 140 — Piccadilly's Public House125 East Piccadilly Street — Historic Building, Winchester —
Built in 1900 as a grocery warehouse. Renovated as a public house in 2005.Map (db m150618) HM
84 Virginia, Winchester — POW-MIAVietnam 1959 - 1975 — You Are Not Forgotten —
Winchester Roger E. Wilson ◇ • Dallas Alan Driver • Anthony John Pepper • Benjamin B. Newsom ◇ • Cecil Carrington Perkins • Bruce Carleton Bessor • Donald Roberts Ashby, Sr. • Vincent Calvin Scott, Jr. • Charles . . . Map (db m235763) WM
85 Virginia, Winchester — President William McKinleyMason
President William McKinley was made a mason in a building on this location May 1st, 2nd, 3rd 1865.Map (db m92381) HM
86 Virginia, Winchester — Q 4-g — Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd25 October 1888 - 11 March 1957
Here was born and reared Richard Evelyn Byrd, aviator and polar explorer. A 1912 U.S. Navy Academy graduate, he received the Medal of Honor for the first flight over the North Pole in 1926, and made the first commercial nonstop transatlantic flight . . . Map (db m2664) HM
87 Virginia, Winchester — Revolutionary War PatriotsMt. Hebron Cemetery
Known To Be Interred Or Memorialized in this Historic Burial Ground Private Henry Baker • Patriot Michael Copenhaver • Patriot Lewis Hoff • Patriot John Huff • Sergeant Basil Lucas • Brigadier General Daniel Roberdeau • Patriot Edward Smith • . . . Map (db m142855) WM
88 Virginia, Winchester — Revolutionary War Soldiers in Mt. Hebron Cemetery
Lutheran Mt. Hebron German Reformed Cemeteries The following soldiers who served in the Revolutionary War are buried within this enclosure: Major-General Daniel Morgan Major-General John Smith Brigadier-General James Singleton Brigadier-General . . . Map (db m26856) HM
89 Virginia, Winchester — 4 — Rouss City Hall Historical Tour>>> Civil War Cannon, Stage Entrance, Arch & Cornerstone
Fairfax Square — Council designated the grounds of Rouss City Hall as “Fairfax Square” in 1899 to recognize the importance of Thomas, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron who owned the land upon which Winchester was founded. . . . Map (db m90152) HM
90 Virginia, Winchester — Second Battle of Winchester
June 13-15, 1863 took place during Gen. Lee’s advance to Gettysburg between Confederates under Gen. Ewell and Federals under Gen. Milroy. The Federals occupied positions on the hills north and west of Winchester now called Milroys and Star Forts . . . Map (db m2658) HM
91 Virginia, Winchester — Second Battle of WinchesterJune 13, 1863
When Confederate Gen. Richard Ewell's Second Corps spearheaded the Army of Northern Virginia's second invasion of the North in June 1863, his first task was to destroy Gen. Robert Milroy's command of approximately 8,000 troops who guarded over . . . Map (db m170040) HM
92 Virginia, Winchester — Shawnee Springs Hospital
Clearing and Evacuation Facility Valley Campaigns Federal medical authorities established the largest temporary hospital of the Civil War in the aftermath of the Third Battle of Winchester on September 19, 1864. Union Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's . . . Map (db m3200) HM
93 Virginia, Winchester — Sheridan’s Headquarters
1861 hdqts. for Gen. R. H. Milroy. 1862 hdqts. for Gen. N.P. Banks who took the town for the first time. Was again used by Gen. Milroy in 1863. In the fall of 1864–1865 Gen. Sheridan used it as hdqts. Sheridan left here to rally his troops at . . . Map (db m2652) HM
94 Virginia, Winchester — Site of Fort Loudoun
Built by George Washington in 1756 Home and Seminary of Katherine Glass Greene Organizing regent of Fort Loudoun Chapter NSDAR - 1921 Presented by the chapter on its 75th Anniversary 1996Map (db m89907) HM
95 Virginia, Winchester — South Carolina
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96 Virginia, Winchester — Spottswood PolesBaseball Legend & WWI Hero
A standout on both the baseball field and the battlefield, Spottswood ‘Spots’ Poles was born in Winchester, Virginia in December 1887 (per his grave marker). He was an accomplished outfielder in the American Negro League during the period of . . . Map (db m144545) HM
97 Virginia, Winchester — Q-4 2 — Spottswood Poles(1886-1962)
Spottswood Poles, baseball player and decorated World War I soldier, was born in Winchester and lived near here. From 1906 until 1923, a period that largely predated the Negro Leagues, he starred on all-black teams such as the Harrisburg Giants, . . . Map (db m148330) HM
98 Virginia, Winchester — Taylor Hotel“Packed with Confederate wounded”
The Taylor Hotel was a major stopping point for travelers because of its location on the Valley Turnpike and also was the center of town life. During the war, it was the headquarters for several commanders, including Confederate Gen. Thomas J. . . . Map (db m92380) HM
99 Virginia, Winchester — Tennessee
(No Inscription)Map (db m26851) HM
100 Virginia, Winchester — Texas
No InscriptionMap (db m26850) HM

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