Unheard Voices of
Civil War Winchester
From the Powell Family Papers
Hear the tale of the Powells and their school for girls on Braddock Street.
Their unpublished papers give us new voices from that turbulent time.
Katharine Hepburn has strong ties to Civil War Winchester through the Powells.
Robert E. Lee sent his daughter, Mildred, to school in Winchester from 1860 through 1862. Learn why through the Powells.
Lloyd Powell's death was among the first from Winchester and is noted in many history books. Learn who he was and why his death was noted by so many.