Lifestyle at THE FORT: Old Town Farmer’s Market

This weekend will be a great time to come out to Old Town Winchester and experience what it is like to live downtown.   There are numerous events going on, including a Kidz Fest, multiple historical educational opportunities and OF COURSE, the Farmer’s Market is now open each Saturday.   Historic Fort Loudoun Day is…

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…

Events at THE FORT: The 90th Apple Blossom Festival

Progress at THE FORT will have a well-deserved break this weekend as Winchester celebrates the 90th Apple Blossom Festival.     We hope that many of our fans and followers will take a moment to walk by our site and catch a glimpse of all of our exciting renovation progress.     We are located…

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…

History at THE FORT: The Excursion to Little North Mountian

Spring has sprung in the valley, and Winchester Virginia is bursting with color from our local flora.    This week’s look into the past shows former Fort Loudoun Primary students on an excursion to see the famous Elm and Spring in the Gap, Little North Mountain.  Teachers and students are not identified. The date of…

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…