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Scroll down for information about the places that you can visit while on your tour of Civil War Winchester.

James R. Wilkins Winchester Battlefields Visitor Center

The James R. Wilkins Winchester Battlefields Visitor is the main orientation site for the Civil War in Winchester and a great place to start your visitor experience. Click below for more information and directions.

Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum

The Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum located in downtown Winchester and is housed in the historic Frederick County Courthouse. Built in 1840, it was used as a hospital, a prison, and a barracks during the Civil War. Many prisoners left their names and other graffiti on the walls much of which is still visible today. Click below for more information and directions.

Third Winchester Battlefield Park

Third Winchester Battlefield Park contains over 600 acres of preserved battlefield land from the Third Battle of Winchester, over 6 miles of walking trails, and interpretive markers throughout the park. Click below for more information and directions.

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Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center

The Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center is located at 1400 S Pleasant Valley Rd., Winchester, VA.


Stop in here for all your visitor information for the Winchester and Frederick County area. It features a gift shop and a Civil War orientation center. Click below for more information and directions.

Kernstown Battlefield

The Kernstown Battlefield and the Pritchard Farm are owned and operated by the Kernstown Battlefield Association. Click below for more information and directions.

Rose Hill Park

Rose Hill Park was the site of heavy fighting during the First Battle of Kernstown. The park is located at 1871 Jones Road, Winchester, VA 22602.


It is operated jointly by Frederick County Parks and Recreation and by the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. A 1.2 mile interpreted walking trail winds through fields and woods and includes a spur trail to a reconstructed section of stone wall. The trail travels through where the First Battle of Kernstown concluded.