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While I love the colonial and early American history found in Winchester, Virginia, I learned about this town through Civil War studies. The first time I remember reading about Winchester was in a children’s biography of “Stonewall” Jackson, and in … Continue reading
“I want you to make me a map of the valley, from Harpers Ferry to Lexington, showing all the points of offense and defense in those places.” Simple, but now legendary words which started the partnership of Jed Hotchkiss and … Continue reading
Last week we talked about early colonial history sites to tour in Winchester, Virginia. You just might need to plan longer than a day to explore this wonderful town, located about 75 miles west of Washington D.C. in the pristine … Continue reading
Last year I made two trips to Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley for research, and on one of those journeys my mom came with me. We’d be driving down a wonderful one and a half lane country road, and I’d call out, … Continue reading
August 28, Friday. Walked to Sir John’s wife accompanying me part of the way. At the Martinsburg landing saw a young lady. This proved to be Belle Boyd, who saluted me respectfully and held out her hand, which I took … Continue reading