Star Fort (Winchester)


Scene at Star Fort

Located behind the Red Cross building at Fortress Drive and Route 522, Winchester VA 22603

One in a series of forts guarding the northern approaches to Winchester, this site figured in both the Second and Third Battles of Winchester. An interpreted trail describes the fort and its history. The site is preserved in the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Heritage District. For more information about Star Fort and other Winchester sites visit the District's orientation center at the Winchester visitor center (1400 S Pleasant Valley Road).

More Winchester sites: Third Winchester battlefield, Old Courthouse Museum, Stonewall Jackson Headquarters