‘Women in Our Heritage’ at MSV2013 Shenandoah Valley Heritage Day highlights female ancestors

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Posted: January 18, 2013

The Winchester Star

Pam Pampe, quilt expert and Museum of the Shenandoah Valley outreach and summer camp coordinator, will present “Quilts: Turn of Two Centuries” during the 3:30 p.m. Saturday panel discussion about women’s traditions and culture.
This archival photograph of two unidentified women was taken around 1890 in Martinsburg, W.Va. “Women in Our Heritage” will be held Saturday and will help participants with ways to research female relatives.

Winchester — Researching ancestors can lead to a sense of history and feeling of connection to the past.

But when people try to discover more about their female ancestors, they often hit a brick…

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