City’s history illustrated in postcard collection

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Posted: January 31, 2013

The Winchester Star

Postcard collector Francis Kowalski of Frederick County holds cards depicting the Old Court House Civil War Museum and the Taylor Hotel, both on Loudoun Street in Winchester. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
The offices of Dr. W.J. Whitlock and his nephew on Valley Avenue in Winchester are depicted on a postcard from Francis Kowalski’s collection.
The First Baptist Church in Winchester is depicted in a postcard belonging to collector Francis Kowalski of Frederick County. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
This old postcard depicts Handley High School. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)

ROUND HILL — Francis Kowalski adopted Frederick County in 1947.

The 84-year-old Round Hill resident married into the Heishman family, farmed near Nain and served his country for 20 years in the U.S.…



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