Events at THE FORT: Historic Fort Loudoun Day

With summer only a few weeks away, progress at THE FORT will pick up speed.   This week’s photo highlights more exciting treasures that have been unearthed during THE FORT’s renovation.     Check out this exciting upcoming event for May 20, 2017 FORT LOUDOUN DAY WINCHESTER VIRGINIA This local event is one of the…

History at THE FORT: Artifacts Uncovered

Work has been steadily progressing at THE FORT.   The project’s  progress was highlighted in this month’s newsletter from Winchester’s own French and Indian War Foundation.   As the renovations continue, many interesting and eclectic artifacts are being uncovered and documented by a local amateur father and son archaeologist team. Make sure to like us…

History at THE FORT: A Postcard from the Past

Winchester, Virginia is gearing up for its 90th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival this week and the city is awash in pink and green to celebrate.  This postcard from the past features THE FORT in a lovely spring setting of flowering trees.  The card was published by the Shenandoah News Agency and is housed in the…

MARCH RENOVATION UPDATE

THE FORT‘s roofing system was updated with a state of the art new finishing system by the Urban Development Partner’s renovation team. Per their website: Advanced Coating Systems provide a proven, guaranteed solution for renewing your weathered roof. This can be applied to virtually any existing roofing surface to create a seamless membrane that protects against…

FEBRUARY RENOVATION UPDATE

Check out the progress of our talented renovation team at Urban Development Partners- They are currently in the window restoration phase. Their process began by removing and cataloging each of the 300 sashes so that they could be placed back into their original location. Each sash was indexed to correspond to a specific window opening. This…