Civil War Trails sign on the war experience of the Hollingsworth family, who lived at Abram’s Delight, the oldest dwelling in Winchester.
Abram’s Delight experienced the passage of both the Confederate and Union armies during the war. The property stood in the path of the First Battle of Winchester and survived the conflict. Mary Hollingsworth and her siblings occupied the house during the war and Mary was rumored to have been a Union sympathizer. In the spring of 1864, Union General Franz Sigel and his staff occupied the house and even paid Mary for her troubles. The structure was first built in 1754 for Isaac Hollingsworth, with additions coming in 1800.
Photo and information courtesy of www.hmdb.org
April 1 to October 31 open daily
Monday- Saturday 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday 12 pm to 4 pm
Group tours are available
Admission Fee/Ticket Price:
Adults $5.00, Senior Citizens $4.50, Students K-12 $2.50, Familys $12.00