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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27Y0_handley-library_Winchester-VA.html
Opened August 22 , 1913 Is Registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark And Placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department Of the Interior On November 12, 1969
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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 Jesse W. Re…
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In Honor Of The Women of Winchester The Ladies Confederate Memorial Association Organized in 1865 And Turner Ashby Chapter #184 United Daughters of the Confederacy For Five Generations They Have Cherished the Memory of The Soldiers Who L…
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In Honor And Memory Of The Men From Texas Who Gave The Greatest Sacrifice 1st Texas Infantry Sgt. Joseph C. Hollingsworth, Co H Died Of Wounds, 18 Oct 1862 Pvt. M. Harvey Newman, Co M Died Of Disease, 14 Oct 1862 Pvt. Jesse Skinner, C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T8N_third-battle-of-winchester-historical_Winchester-VA.html
About 5 P.M. on September 19, 1864, the final, chaotic stages of the Third Battle of Winchester engulfed this area. After a day of combat east and north of the city, Confederate Gen. Jubal Early's outnumbered men were flanked, broken, and forced t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T8M_jacob-baker-lot-and-virginia-city-addition-historical_Winchester-VA.html
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 mill…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T8L_the-virginia-woolen-company-and-lewis-jones-knitting-mill-historical_Winchester-VA.html
Born near Burnt Factory in Frederick Co., Virginia in 1867, Ed Johnston was determined to escape the life of a farm laborer. He learned the mechanic's trade at the Middletown Carriage Factory, and by age 25 worked in the B&O Railroad shops in Brun…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T8K_the-early-education-of-black-students-in-winchester-historical_Winchester-VA.html
In 1875, when obvious that the city's black children were going to need a school, black Baptists who owned the Old Stone Church gave the city school board a 99-year lease on its building for $1. In return, the school board was charged with making …
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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 manua…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1T8I_timbrook-park-historical_Winchester-VA.html
Welcome to Timbrook Park On October 29, 1999, the City of Winchester Police Sergeant Ricky Lee Timbrook was fatally wounded while in foot pursuit of a wanted suspect. During Sergeant Timbrook's eight year career with the city, he served as …
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