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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Winchester, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the independent city of Winchester, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.

There are 21 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the city, including 1 National Historic Landmark.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location Description
1 Abram's Delight
Abram's Delight
01973-04-11April 11, 1973
(#73002230)
Parkview St. and Rouss Spring Rd.
39°10′10″N 78°09′38″W / 39.169306°N 78.160556°W / 39.169306; -78.160556 (Abram's Delight)
Oldest house in Winchester, built by Simon Taylor in 1754, for Isaac Hollingsworth, the son of Abraham Hollingsworth, who arrived in 1728.
2 Patsy Cline House
Patsy Cline House
02005-11-08November 8, 2005
(#05001230)
608 S. Kent St.
39°10′41″N 78°09′52″W / 39.177917°N 78.164583°W / 39.177917; -78.164583 (Patsy Cline House)
3 Douglas School
Douglas School
02000-05-26May 26, 2000
(#00000558)
598 N. Kent St.
39°11′33″N 78°09′30″W / 39.192500°N 78.158333°W / 39.192500; -78.158333 (Douglas School)
Built in 1927 as a "separate but equal" school for African American students but converted to a community center in 1966 after desegregation; may have been named for Frederick Douglass, despite the spelling difference.
4 Fair Mount
Fair Mount
02004-01-16January 16, 2004
(#03001431)
311 Fairmont Ave.
39°11′19″N 78°10′07″W / 39.188611°N 78.168611°W / 39.188611; -78.168611 (Fair Mount)
Built in 1809 by Lewis Barnett for local merchant Joseph Tidball; remodeled in 1929 in Colonial Revival Style.
5 Fort Loudoun Site
Fort Loudoun Site
02014-06-26June 26, 2014
(#13000650)
419 N. Loudoun St.
39°11′21″N 78°09′50″W / 39.189167°N 78.163889°W / 39.189167; -78.163889 (Fort Loudoun Site)
Archaeological site of fort erected under George Washington's supervision.
6 Frederick County Courthouse
Frederick County Courthouse
02001-07-05July 5, 2001
(#01000690)
20 N. Loudoun St.
39°11′04″N 78°09′54″W / 39.184444°N 78.165000°W / 39.184444; -78.165000 (Frederick County Courthouse)
7 Glen Burnie
Glen Burnie
01979-09-10September 10, 1979
(#79003305)
801 Amherst St.
39°11′14″N 78°10′42″W / 39.187222°N 78.178472°W / 39.187222; -78.178472 (Glen Burnie)
Built in 1794 by Robert Wood, son of James and Mary Wood, who founded Frederick Town (later Winchester) in 1744.
8 Handley Library
Handley Library
01969-11-12November 12, 1969
(#69000364)
Northwest corner of Braddock and Piccadilly Sts.
39°11′13″N 78°09′59″W / 39.186944°N 78.166389°W / 39.186944; -78.166389 (Handley Library)
Funded by Scranton, Pennsylvania, coal baron, Judge John Handley, and built by New York architects J. Stewart Barney and Henry Otis Chapman, it is "perhaps Virginia's purest expression of the regal and florid Beaux Arts classicism." It opened in August 1913.
9 John Handley High School
John Handley High School
01998-08-14August 14, 1998
(#98001070)
425 Handley Boulevard
39°10′40″N 78°10′34″W / 39.177778°N 78.176111°W / 39.177778; -78.176111 (John Handley High School)
10 Hawthorne and Old Town Spring
Hawthorne and Old Town Spring
02013-06-05June 5, 2013
(#13000364)
610 and 730 Amherst St.
39°11′19″N 78°10′34″W / 39.188611°N 78.176111°W / 39.188611; -78.176111 (Hawthorne and Old Town Spring)
Late Georgian- to Federal-style stone house built in 1811, a spring house built in 1816, and a spring.
11 Hexagon House
Hexagon House
01987-09-10September 10, 1987
(#87001550)
530 Amherst St.
39°11′16″N 78°10′30″W / 39.187778°N 78.175000°W / 39.187778; -78.175000 (Hexagon House)
Completed in 1874 by architect Brice Leatherman for James W. Burgess in a style designed to open up interior space and let in more natural light. Even rarer than octagon houses built on similar principles.
12 Thomas J. Jackson Headquarters
Thomas J. Jackson Headquarters
01967-05-28May 28, 1967
(#67000027)
415 N. Braddock St.
39°11′22″N 78°09′57″W / 39.189444°N 78.165833°W / 39.189444; -78.165833 (Thomas J. Jackson Headquarters)
13 Adam Kurtz House
Adam Kurtz House
01976-05-17May 17, 1976
(#76002233)
Northeast corner of Braddock and Cork Sts.
39°10′57″N 78°10′04″W / 39.182500°N 78.167778°W / 39.182500; -78.167778 (Adam Kurtz House)
The house served as George Washington's headquarters while he was supervising the construction of Fort Loudoun in 1755-1756.
14 Daniel Morgan House
Daniel Morgan House
02013-02-05February 5, 2013
(#12001274)
226 Amherst St.
39°11′10″N 78°10′09″W / 39.186111°N 78.169167°W / 39.186111; -78.169167 (Daniel Morgan House)
15 Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse
Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse
02009-03-20March 20, 2009
(#09000163)
305 E. Boscawen St.
39°10′57″N 78°09′35″W / 39.182500°N 78.159722°W / 39.182500; -78.159722 (Mount Hebron Cemetery and Gatehouse)
Established in 1844 on two older churchyards. Expanded in 1866 to include Stonewall Cemetery for 2,576 Confederate war dead. Iron fence added in 1891 and limestone gatehouse for superintendent added in 1902.
16 Old Stone Church
Old Stone Church
01977-08-18August 18, 1977
(#77001538)
304 E. Piccadilly St.
39°11′08″N 78°09′35″W / 39.185417°N 78.159861°W / 39.185417; -78.159861 (Old Stone Church)
17 Triangle Diner
Triangle Diner
02010-03-31March 31, 2010
(#10000148)
27 W. Gerrard St.
39°10′37″N 78°10′11″W / 39.176806°N 78.169722°W / 39.176806; -78.169722 (Triangle Diner)
18 The George Washington Hotel
The George Washington Hotel
02010-06-24June 24, 2010
(#10000383)
103 E Piccadilly St.
39°11′08″N 78°09′47″W / 39.185556°N 78.163056°W / 39.185556; -78.163056 (The George Washington Hotel)
19 Winchester Coca-Cola Bottling Works
Winchester Coca-Cola Bottling Works
02008-09-12September 12, 2008
(#08000895)
1720 Valley Ave.
39°10′14″N 78°10′38″W / 39.170556°N 78.177222°W / 39.170556; -78.177222 (Winchester Coca-Cola Bottling Works)
20 Winchester Historic District
Winchester Historic District
01980-03-04March 4, 1980
(#80004318)
U.S. Routes 11, 17/50, and 522; also 120 and 126 N. Kent St.; also the 300-400 blocks of N. Cameron St., 12 Clark St., 110 E. Fairfax La. and 145 N. Baker St.; also Amherst, Boscawen, Gerrard, Pall Mall, and Stewart Sts.
39°11′02″N 78°10′00″W / 39.183889°N 78.166667°W / 39.183889; -78.166667 (Winchester Historic District)
Second, third, and fourth sets of boundaries represent boundary increases of 02003-02-20 February 20 2003, 02008-09-12 September 12 2008, and 02016-01-05 January 5 2016
21 Winchester National Cemetery
Winchester National Cemetery
01996-02-26February 26, 1996
(#96000032)
401 National Ave.
39°11′03″N 78°09′25″W / 39.184167°N 78.156944°W / 39.184167; -78.156944 (Winchester National Cemetery)

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