Published on September 30, 2015

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Continue exploring the rich history and amazing sites and experiences Winchester and Frederick County hold. It is an area that has flourished through both prosperous and desperate times–a historic jewel of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a stop-by-stop downloadable/printable PDF of the entire tour below the list of tour stops. Go out and engage the heritage and flavor Winchester and Frederick County have to offer.

Winchester Area Tour 2

National Cemetery and Stonewall Cemetery  (Stop 1)
At this site, the scope of the Civil War and the devastation that it brought Winchester and the whole country are solemnly represented.

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (Stop 2)
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) interprets the art, history, and culture of the great valley for which it is named.

Newtown History Center (Stop 3)
This small private museum provides excellent information pertaining to both the first and the second Battles of Kernstown, along with the general history of the area.

Kernstown Battlefield (Stop 4)
At this site, walk the hallowed grounds where Stonewall Jackson lost his first fight in what would become his legendary Valley Campaign.

Abram’s Delight  (Stop 5)
Built in the heart of Winchester in 1754, this home would be caught in the maelstrom of conflicts during the Civil War and has stood the test of centuries.

Dinner at the One Block West or Union Jack Pub  (Stop 6)
End the day right with a delicious meal at one of Winchester’s signature restaurants.