Headley House to host garden, showcase event

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Posted: March 12, 2013

The Winchester Star

The Empty House Tour will highlight not only the structure of the house, whose earliest sections date to the 1770s, but the touches the Headley family added when they bought and restored the house in the 1950s. Joe Headley Sr., son of the owners, shows some of the special features.
The late Glynell Headley sits on the front porch of Headley House in 1957.
The late Glynnell Headley entertained for many years in her kitchen at Headley House at Long Green in Frederick County. This photo was taken in 1959. An Empty House Tour will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday for the public to see the house before the fall event. Admission is $5 per person.
Blue Ridge Hospice and the Little Garden Club of Winchester are teaming up to transform Headley House in Frederick County for the first Winchester Showhouse and Gardens 2013, scheduled from Sept. 7 to 29.
The late Glynell Headley is shown on a family trip to Ireland.

Winchester — Glynnell Headley was a true Southern lady. She loved to play bridge, garden, and support the arts, according to her daughter, Kathy Howey of Lovettsville.

And given the chance, she…

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