Thursday Doors: A Few in Winchester, VA

Here a just a few doors for Norm this week! The summer months are awesome, but we are extremely busy! We seem to be traveling more and I can hardly keep up! So, today I am revealing a short and sweet version of Winchester, Virginia. This photo was taken at the Quarters on the Blandy Experimental Farm.

State Arboretum of VA

And here you can read more about it………….

Blandy Experimental Farm

And here was a new friend we spotted at the farm!

The Snake in the Garden

Welcome to Winchester, Virginia! I don’t think the pink bows add anything to the decor! Do you? It is a very small and historic town………with some very historic houses……….

Welcome to Winchester, VA

The new parts of town…….

Winchester, Virginia

I have to admit I loved the clock on the bank…………

Winchester, Virginia

And this little door to where I wonder, the stairs I guess? They don’t want to get wet………..

Winchester, Virginia

It was also home to George Washington in his younger days…….

George Washington’s Surveyor Office, Winchester, VA
George Washington’s Surveyor Office, Winchester, VA
George Washington’s Surveyor Office, Winchester, VA

In case you are wondering where the door is…….it was inaccessible! But, it did look similar to the one at the Abraham Hollingsworth Farm, established in 1734, when the Quaker family moved here.

Blandy Farm

Winchester is also the home of Stonewall Jackson, so he has a home here…….. and the childhood home of Patsy Cline, so she has a home here……. and many more prominent people. Also, the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum is here!

So, in addition to George Washington, I can say they have all slept here too! Including the snake! Have a great door week! Look here to see more of Norm’s Doors!

13 Comments Add yours

  1. JT Twissel says:

    Interesting – and the doors are lovely as well.

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  2. Lovely! But I think I’d get in the car when I saw the snake (haha).

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    1. Those were my thoughts too!

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  3. slfinnell says:

    Sounds like a touring destination with all that name dropping 🙂

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    1. Yeah for Civil War buffs maybe !

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      1. slfinnell says:

        Well I am a Patsy Cline fan so theres that 😉

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      2. Her house left just as it was!

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  4. I love the doors but am not a fan of the snake in the garden. 🙂

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  5. I’d love to visit, but sans snake, please!!

    janet

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  6. Norm 2.0 says:

    Nice collection. Looks like there’s a lot of history around there 🙂

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    1. Norm, I had tons of pictures from ALL the historic homes, but they were “none to write home about” as far as “different” doors. I am on a schedule now since I am down to the wire on leaving for big travels for the year. I don’t have the time I like to spend on getting all the details! Am leaving for 13 countries in the Mediterranean soon! Yikes that will take me forever to write about!

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  7. What an interesting place, love your photos.

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