Winter time at museums: Repairs, planning and more are on the agenda

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Posted: February 2, 2013

The Winchester Star

Docent Jerry Holsworth displays a sign for an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 in George Washington’s Office at 32 W. Cork St. in Winchester, commemorating the late president’s 281st birthday. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley registrar and collections manager Janie Carscallen (left) and Executive Director Dana Hand Evans move portraits of Frederick Howard, 5th earl of Carlisle, by George Romney and Hannah Webb by John Hoppner on a cart as part of the moving of the Julian Glass Gallery. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
The statue of young George Washington is ready for the office museum to reopen (for one day) on Feb. 22 to commemorate the late president’s 281st birthday.
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Executive Director Dana Hand Evans (left) inspects a painting while Janie Carscallen cleans the frame of another painting. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)

Winchester — The proprietors of local museums and historic properties are keeping themselves busy this winter with all kinds of change.

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