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Taylor Hotel (Civil War)

A cache by wallmeister22601 Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 09/01/2019
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Geocache Description:

The provided coordinates will take you to a historical marker (Civil War) that is located on the walking mall in Winchester, VA.

The historical marker is located diectly across from the Taylor Hotel. 

Today t
he Taylor Hotel now holds 5 apartments and a two-level restaurant space. The rear building known as the Fly Tower houses 2 luxury industrial chic apartments and a commercial space. The area between the buildings, known as the Taylor Pavilion, has been turned into a pocket park and outdoor event venue.

You will have to walk as you cannot drive to the historical marker.  There are numerous areas to park nearby, the choice is yours.

In order to claim a find for this cache please send a message to me through with the answers to the following questions below, which you can find the answers to by reading the historical marker.

1. What year was the Taylor Hotel built?

2. Who built the Taylor Hotel?

3. Turner Ashby was known as?

4. What did the Taylor Hotel serve as for both sides during the Civil War?

5. What color was the flag that was tied to one of the pillars and railing of the hotel porch?

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