Jo and John Williams of Winchester look at some colorful tulips before touring Merrivue, the Merrimans Lane home of Kaye and J.J. Smith. The house was one of four local homes open for the Garden Club of Virginia’s Historic Garden Week. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Gore residents Brian Drinkwater (from left)and his father Buck Drinkwater talk with J.J. Smith about his Corvette collection. A 1954 Corvette roadster is in the foreground.
Jim and Karen Shipp of Winchester tour the backyard of Kathleen and Billy Quarles.
Murmurs of surprise and delight could be heard in every room as visitors toured the home of Gerald F. “J.J.” and Kaye Smith of Winchester.
In a small library, a woman exclaimed over a...