One mile east is the site of the Hackwood Estate House, built in 1777 by General John Smith. Documents reveal that the Hackwood House caught fire during the Third Battle of Winchester. Union troops used buildings on the site for a hospital, September 19, 1864.
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: 1765-1793 Martinsburg Pike (Route 11) Winchester, VA 22603. Marker is on right when traveling south on Martinsurg Pike, prior to intersection with I-81.
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